ceansaigh

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cennsaigid (tames, subdues, placates), from cennais (mild, gentle, kind, benevolent) (compare modern ceansa (gentle, meek; tame, adjective)).

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

ceansaigh (present analytic ceansaíonn, future analytic ceansóidh, verbal noun ceansú, past participle ceansaithe)

  1. (transitive) appease, pacify
  2. (transitive) tame, control

ConjugationEdit

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Related termsEdit

  • ceansacht f (gentleness, meekness; tameness)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceansaigh cheansaigh gceansaigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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