snáithe

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish snáithe, a singulative form of snáth(thread).

Noun[edit]

snáithe m ‎(genitive singular snáithe, nominative plural snáithí)

  1. (single) thread, strand
    1. thread, stitch
  2. granular texture, grit, fibre, (carpentry) grain

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
snáithe shnáithe
after an, tsnáithe
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "snáithe" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • snáithe” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • snáth” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.