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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Irish cepp (tree stump; stock), from Latin cippus (stake).

NounEdit

ceap m (genitive singular cip, nominative plural ceapa)

  1. stock
  2. block, base
  3. pad
  4. last
  5. nave, hub
  6. compact body
  7. (of person) chief, protector
  8. (horticulture) bed, plot
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

ceap (present analytic ceapann, future analytic ceapfaidh, verbal noun ceapadh, past participle ceaptha) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. chip, block out
  2. fashion
  3. shape, invent
  4. appoint, assign
  5. conceive, think
  6. mean, intend
  7. block the path of, stop, catch
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From French cèpe, from Latin cippus (stake); see etymology 1.

NounEdit

ceap m (genitive singular cip, nominative plural ceapa)

  1. cep, porcini
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceap cheap gceap
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "ceap" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • cepp” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • ceppaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “ceap” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 127.
  • “ceapaim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 127.
  • cep” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • Entries containing “ceap” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kaupaz, from Latin caupo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ċēap m

  1. cattle, any commodity
  2. trade
  3. bargain

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish cepp (tree stump; stock), from Latin cippus (stake).

NounEdit

ceap m (genitive singular cip, plural cip or ceapan or ceapannan)

  1. block, lump
  2. last (shoemaker's)
  3. cap (head garment)
  4. cape (piece of land)
  5. fret (on a string instrument)

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
ceap cheap
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • cepp” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.