seachain

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sechnaid

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

seachain (present analytic seachnaíonn, future analytic seachnóidh, verbal noun seachaint, past participle seachanta)

  1. to avoid

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • “seaċnaim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sechnaid

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

seachain (past sheachain, future seachainidh, verbal noun seachnadh, past participle seachainte)

  1. avoid, evade, abstain
  2. elude or shun
  3. omit
  4. spare