píosa

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish pissa, borrowed from Middle English pece, from Anglo-Norman piece, from Late Latin pettia, from Gaulish *pettyā‎, from Proto-Celtic *kʷezdis (piece, portion). Doublet of cuid.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

píosa m (genitive singular píosa, nominative plural píosaí)

  1. piece, bit (part of a larger whole; artistic creation)
    1. patch (on clothing, cloth)
    2. piecework
    3. literary or musical composition
    4. coin
    5. (nautical) bailing-can, bailer

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
píosa phíosa bpíosa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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