sead

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

sead f (genitive singular seide, nominative plural seada)

  1. nest
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English shad, from Old English sceadd.

Noun[edit]

sead f (genitive singular seide, nominative plural seada)

  1. shad
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

sead (present analytic seadann, future analytic seadfaidh, verbal noun seadadh, past participle seadta)

  1. to blow
  2. to eject
  3. to ejaculate
Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "sead" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “sead” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “sead” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.