seisear

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Irish[edit]

seisear

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish seisser.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seisear m ‎(genitive singular seisir, nominative plural seisir)

  1. group of six people
    seisear iníonacha aici.
    She has six daughters.

Usage notes[edit]

This noun followed by the genitive plural is the usual way of saying ‘six’ when it refers to human beings; it is also sometimes used with other nouns, especially if the things they denote are being personified.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • ‎(six)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
seisear sheisear
after "an", tseisear
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.