taise

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

taise

  1. first/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
  3. remains, relics
  4. ruins
Declension[edit]
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

taise

  1. inflection of tais (damp, moist, humid; soft, smooth, tender; mild, gentle; kind, compassionate; soft, weak, indulgent):
    1. genitive feminine singular
    2. nominative/vocative/dative/strong genitive plural
    3. comparative degree

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.

Further reading[edit]

  • Entries containing “taise” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “taise” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

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