Irish edit

Etymology edit

Unknown. Appears to be a recent word as it is not listed in the Dictionary of the Irish Language or the 1904 edition of Dinneen’s dictionary, and the Historical Irish Corpus has no entries from before the 20th century.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

éasc m (genitive singular éisc, nominative plural éisc)

  1. flaw (in rock, in timber, etc.)
    Synonyms: fabht, locht
  2. weak spot (in a person or thing)
    Synonym: laige
  3. (seismology) fault (fracture in a rock formation)
  4. seam (line or depression)

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

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

Further reading edit