seang

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish seng.

Adjective[edit]

seang (genitive singular masculine seang, genitive singular feminine seinge, plural seanga, comparative seinge)

  1. slender, slim, lanky
    Synonyms: caol

Declension[edit]

  • Archaic vocative/genitive singular masculine and dative singular feminine: seing

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • seng” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “seang” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 629.
  • "seang" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “seang” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “seang” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish seng.

Adjective[edit]

seang (comparative seinge)

  1. slender, slim, lanky
    Synonyms: caol

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
seang sheang
after "an", t-seang
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.