misneach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish meisnech (courage, spirit).

Noun[edit]

misneach m or f (genitive singular misnigh)

  1. courage
  2. hopefulness, cheer; feeling of well-being

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish meisnech (courage, spirit).

Noun[edit]

misneach f or m

  1. bravery, courage, spirit, fortitude
    Synonym: misneachd
  2. alacrity
  3. manliness
  4. resolution, determination
  5. encouragement, inducement
    Synonym: misneachd
  6. morale, cheer
    Synonym: misneachd
  7. encouragement

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
misneach mhisneach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • misneach” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “meisnech”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language