sé déag

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Irish cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : sé déag
    Ordinal : séú déag
    Personal : seisear déag




  1. sixteen
    mhéadar déagsixteen meters

Usage notes[edit]

When used to modify a noun, triggers lenition of a following consonant-initial noun in the singular and h-prothesis of one in the plural; déag follows the noun.


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