uisge

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

uisge m ‎(genitive singular uisge, nominative plural uisgí)

  1. obsolete spelling of uisce

Mutation[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uisge m ‎(genitive singular uisge, plural uisgeachan)

  1. water
  2. rain, shower
    Tha an t-uisge ann.
    It is raining.
  3. river, stream
  4. (rare) wave

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