Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish íasc, from Proto-Celtic *ɸēskos, from Proto-Indo-European *peisk-; compare fish, Latin piscis. The Brythonic words (Welsh pysgodyn, Breton pesk) are loanwords from Latin.

NounEdit

iasg m (genitive èisg, plural èisg or iasgan)

  1. fish
    iasg air chladh - fish at spawning

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
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