nead

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Irish[edit]

nead

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish net, from Proto-Celtic *nisdos, from Proto-Indo-European *nisdós.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nead f (genitive singular neide, nominative plural nead(r)acha or neada)

nead m (genitive singular nid, nominative plural nid)

  1. nest
  2. bed, lair; snug abode, home
  3. close group, gang

Declension[edit]

As feminine noun with strong plural:

As feminine noun with weak plural:

As masculine noun:

Derived terms[edit]

External links[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish net, from Proto-Celtic *nisdos, from Proto-Indo-European *nisdós.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nead m (genitive singular nid, plural nid)

  1. nest

Derived terms[edit]