uisce

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish uisce, from Proto-Celtic *udskiom, from Proto-Indo-European *ud-, Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uisce m (genitive uisce, plural uiscí)

  1. water

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uisce n-uisce huisce t-uisce
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From from Proto-Celtic *udskiom, from Proto-Indo-European *ud-, Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥ (compare Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (húdōr, water); English water; Sanskrit उदन् (udán, water, wave); Latin unda (wave)). Stokes suggests the possibility of uisce being for Proto-Indo-European *uskio-, and allied to English wash.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uisce m (io-stem)

  1. water

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