fíad

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *wēdu-, from Proto-Indo-European *widhu (tree).

NounEdit

fíad m

  1. game, wild animals
  2. deer
  3. wasteland, wilderness
  4. honour
  5. respect
SynonymsEdit
  • (deer): ag, oss, séd, sideng
  • (game): selg
  • (wasteland, wilderness): díthrub, fásach
  • (honour): agad, airmitiu, cádus, cattú, enech, míad, míadamlae, onóir, ordan
  • (respect): airmitiu
Derived termsEdit
  • fíadach
  • fíadaige
  • fíadaigid
  • fíadair
  • fíadamail
  • fíadan
  • fíadánta
  • fiadántas
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Celtic *wēdo- (sight, presence), from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (perceive, see).

PrepositionEdit

fíad

  1. before
  2. in front of

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fíad ḟíad fíad
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 00:03