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pósaid

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pósaid

  1. (Munster) third-person plural present indicative of pós

Usage notesEdit

The equivalent in the standard language is the analytic construction pósann siad.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pósaid phósaid bpósaid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sponsus, sponsa (betrothed), from spondeō.

VerbEdit

pósaid (verbal noun pósad)

  1. marry

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
pósaid phósaid pósaid
pronounced with /b(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "pósaid" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.