uisce

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uisce m ‎(genitive singular uisce, nominative plural uiscí)

  1. water

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

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.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *udenskyos, from Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uisce m ‎(io-stem)

  1. water

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
uisce unchanged n-uisce
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • uisce” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.