peata

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish peta, petta; either from an Old French term related to petit, or a native term (< *fetta ~ *setta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peata m (genitive singular peata, nominative plural peataí)

  1. pet

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
peata pheata bpeata
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "peata" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • pet(t)a” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish peta, petta (pet); either from an Old French term related to petit, or a native term (< *fetta ~ *setta).

Noun[edit]

peata m (genitive singular peata, plural peatachan or peatan or peataichean)

  1. pet, tame animal
  2. spoiled child

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]