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dét

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *dants, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dónts.

NounEdit

dét n (nasal stem, genitive déit, plural déta)

  1. tooth
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 49–224, Sg. 67b10
      do déit glosses ad dentem
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 117d5
      huan dét ascatu glosses emulo dente
  2. set of teeth
  3. (attributively) of ivory
    in colg déit ― ivory-hilted sword
  4. morsel of food
Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Celtic *dantos, from Proto-Indo-European *dmh₂tós, past participle of *demh₂-.

VerbEdit

·dét

  1. passive singular preterite conjunct of daimid

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]