póg

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See also: pog, POG, and pòg

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish póc, from Latin (dāre) pācem (to give peace) (originally a kiss as a sign of peace during a mass), via Brythonic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

póg f (genitive singular póige, nominative plural póga)

  1. kiss

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

póg (present analytic pógann, future analytic pógfaidh, verbal noun pógadh, past participle pógtha)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) kiss

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
póg phóg bpóg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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