snáth

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See also: snath

Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish snáth (thread). Cognate with Old English snōd (snood, fillet, head-dress). More at snood.

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Noun[edit]

snáth m (genitive singular snátha)

  1. (collective) thread, yarn
  2. threadlike line
  3. web

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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