meisce

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish mescae(drunkenness, intoxication), from Proto-Indo-European *meik-sko-(mixed), from *meik-(to mix).

Noun[edit]

meisce f ‎(genitive singular meisce)

  1. drunkenness, intoxication

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meisce mheisce unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "meisce" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • mescae” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.