coinnigh

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish con·gaib.

VerbEdit

coinnigh (present analytic coinníonn, future analytic coinneoidh, verbal noun coinneáil, past participle coinnithe)

  1. to keep
  2. to maintain
  3. to retain, hold
  4. to store
  5. to detain
  6. to remain in (on)
  7. to observe
  8. (with ar) to keep at
  9. (with ó) to refrain from
  10. (with le) to catch, meet up with

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • coinnigh amach ó (to keep away from)
  • coinnigh suas le (to keep up with)
  • coinnigh siar (to keep back, withhold)

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coinnigh choinnigh gcoinnigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
Last modified on 17 August 2013, at 00:32