sciath

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish scíath, from Proto-Celtic *skeito-, *skētos, from Proto-Indo-European *skeyt-, from *skey- ‎(to cut, separate). Cognate with Breton skoed, Welsh ysgwydd, Latin scūtum and Russian щит ‎(ščit).

Noun[edit]

sciath f ‎(genitive singular scéithe, nominative plural sciatha)

  1. shield

Declension[edit]