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Old Irish[edit]


From saigid +‎ -tu.


saichdetu m (genitive saichdetath)

  1. act of striving after/towards
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 49–224, Sg. 214b1
      Amal rond·gab saichdetu dochum,
      Like there is a striving towards a place [in adverbs],


Masculine t-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative saichdetu saichdetaithL, saichdetu saichdetaith
Vocative saichdetu saichdetaithL, saichdetu saichdetatha
Accusative saichdetaithN saichdetaithL, saichdetu saichdetatha
Genitive saichdetath saichdetath saichdetathN
Dative saichdetaithL saichdetathaib saichdetathaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization