snigh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish snigid, from Proto-Celtic *snigʷyo-(to snow), from Proto-Indo-European *sneygʷʰ-(to snow).

Verb[edit]

snigh ‎(present analytic sníonn, future analytic snífidh, verbal noun sní, past participle snite)

  1. to pour down, flow

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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