See also: ciste and -ciste

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dialectal English keech (cake), probably from Middle English kichel, kechel, from Old English cyċel, *cēċel, from Proto-Germanic *kakilaz, *kōkilaz, diminutive of Proto-Germanic *kakǭ, *kōkô.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

císte m (genitive singular císte, nominative plural cístí)

  1. cake
    Synonym: cáca milis
  2. tart

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
císte chíste gcíste
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • cake” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • tart” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • Ó Dónaill, Niall (1977), “císte”, in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, Dublin: An Gúm, →ISBN
  • Dinneen, Patrick S. (1904), “císte”, in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, 1st edition, Dublin: Irish Texts Society, page 142