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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish éirgid (compare Irish éirigh, Manx irree), from Old Irish at·reig (rises), from Proto-Celtic *regeti (to stretch, straighten), form Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ- (to straighten).

VerbEdit

èirich (past dh'èirich, future èirichidh, verbal noun èirigh, past participle èirichte)

  1. rise, arise, get up, stand up
  2. rise up, rebel, revolt

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
èirich n-èirich h-èirich t-èirich
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • éirgid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.