sagart

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sacart, from Latin sacerdōs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sagart m (genitive singular sagairt, nominative plural sagairt)

  1. priest

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sagart shagart
after an, tsagart
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "sagart" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • sacart” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sacart, from Latin sacerdōs.

Noun[edit]

sagart m (genitive singular sagairt, plural sagartan or sagairtean)

  1. (Christianity) chaplain, priest
  2. (Lewis) ram with one of its testicles wanting

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • sacart” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.