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]

  • as measc (from the midst of, from among)
  • i measc (in the midst of, among)
  • meascán (mass, lump; mixture; jumble, muddle)
  • measc ar mheasc (mingled together, in a state of confusion)

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]