sèid

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See also: seid, Seid, SEID, and séid

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish séitid (compare Welsh chwythu (to blow)).

Noun[edit]

sèid m (genitive singular sèid, plural sèidean)

  1. blowing, puff

Verb[edit]

sèid (past shèid, future sèididh, verbal noun sèideadh, past participle sèidte)

  1. blow, breathe in, breathe out
    sèid suas a' phìobplay the pipes
    (literally "blow the pipes")
  2. bloat, inflate
  3. swell, puff up
  4. pant, puff
  5. (dated) instigate
    Is tusa a tha 'ga shèideach.It is you that instigates him