sgrios

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish scris (destruction) (compare Irish scrios (destruction)), verbal noun of sceirtid (strips, peels or scrapes off).

Noun[edit]

sgrios m (genitive singular sgriosa, plural sgriosan)

  1. destruction, ruin, annihilation, bane, decimation, demolition, eradication, erasing, extermination, extinguishing
  2. verbal noun of sgrios

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Irish scrisaid (to destroy) (compare Irish scrios (to destroy)), from Old Irish scris, verbal noun of sceirtid (strips, peels or scrapes off).

Verb[edit]

sgrios (past sgrios, future sgriosaidh, verbal noun sgrios or sgriosadh, past participle sgrioste)

  1. destroy, ruin, annihilate, decimate, demolish, devour, eradicate, erase, exterminate, extinguish, sack, waste, wreck

See also[edit]