pioc

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle English picken, from Proto-Germanic *pikōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pioc (present analytic piocann, future analytic piocfaidh, verbal noun piocadh, past participle pioctha)

  1. to pick (grasp and pull with fingers; remove a fruit or plant for consumption; decide between options)

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pioc phioc bpioc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "pioc" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “pioc” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “pioc” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.