saighead

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish saiget, from Latin sagitta.

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Noun[edit]

saighead f (genitive singular saighde, nominative plural saigheada)

  1. arrow (projectile consisting of a shaft, a point and a tail with stabilizing fins that is shot from a bow)
  2. A punctuation mark of the Ogham alphabet, an arrow-shaped marking at the bottom of a line of Ogham indicating the direction—bottom to top—to read.

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish saiget, from Latin sagitta.

Noun[edit]

saighead f (genitive singular saighde, plural saighdean)

  1. (archery) arrow
    Chuir an boghadair saighead.
    The archer fired an arrow.

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