sábh

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Irish[edit]

sábh

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English saw, from Middle English sawe, from Old English saga, sagu (saw), from Proto-Germanic *sagô, *sagō (saw), from Proto-Indo-European *sek- (to cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sábh m (genitive singular sáibh, nominative plural sábha or sábhanna)

  1. saw (tool)

Declension[edit]

Weak plural:

Strong plural:

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

sábh (present analytic sábhann, future analytic sábhfaidh, verbal noun sábhadh, past participle sáfa)

  1. to saw

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sábh shábh
after an, tsábh
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]