scuab

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish scúap, from Latin scōpa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scuab f (genitive singular scuaibe, nominative plural scuaba)

  1. besom, broom
  2. brush
  3. sheaf; armful, bundle

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Verb[edit]

scuab (present analytic scuabann, future analytic scuabfaidh, verbal noun scuabadh, past participle scuabtha) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. sweep
  2. waft

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
scuab unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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