measc

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish mescaid (mixes, verb) (compare Scottish Gaelic measg), from Proto-Celtic *miskati, from Proto-Indo-European *meyḱ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

measc (present analytic meascann, future analytic meascfaidh, verbal noun meascadh, past participle measctha)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) mix, blend, mix up
  2. (transitive, intransitive, cooking) stir; mash

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

measc m (genitive singular measc)

  1. (literary) jumble, confusion

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
measc mheasc not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "measc" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • blend” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • mix” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • stir” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • mescaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “measc” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “measc” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.