traig

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*tregʰ-

From Proto-Celtic *tregets, from Proto-Indo-European *tregʰ- ‎(to run, walk). Cognate with Gothic 𐌸𐍂𐌰𐌲𐌾𐌰𐌽 ‎(þragjan, to run) and Serbo-Croatian trȃg ‎(trace).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

traig f

  1. (usually human, occasionally animal) foot
  2. step
  3. foot (unit of measure)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
traig thraig traig
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic, Leiden: Brill, 2009, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 389
  • 1 traig” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.