taise

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

taise

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of taire
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of taire

Anagrams[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish taise ‎(dampness, moistness, softness; tenderness, mercy; weakness, feebleness; swoon, fainting fit, unconsciousness).

Noun[edit]

taise f ‎(genitive singular taise)

  1. dampness, moistness, humidity
  2. softness, smoothness, tenderness
  3. mildness, gentleness; kindness, compassion
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish taise ‎(dead body, corpse, remains; relics of a saint; remnant, remains, ruins; manes, spirit, ghost).

Noun[edit]

taise f ‎(genitive singular taise, nominative plural taisí)

  1. doppelganger, fetch, wraith
  2. shade, apparition, ghost
Declension[edit]
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

taise

  1. genitive feminine singular of tais
  2. nominative / vocative / dative plural of tais
  3. strong genitive plural of tais
  4. comparative degree of tais

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
taise thaise dtaise
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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