slua

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish slúagh, from Old Irish slóg.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

slua m (genitive singular slua, nominative plural sluaite)

  1. host, force, army
  2. crowd, multitude, throng

Declension[edit]

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Noun 2[edit]

slua m (genitive singular slua)

  1. hosting

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • “sluaġ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 658.
  • "slua" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “slua” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “slua” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • slóg, slúag” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.