Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish cert, from Latin certus.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

ceart (genitive singular masculine cirt, genitive singular feminine cirte, plural cearta, comparative cirte)

  1. right, correct
  2. just, fair, rightful
  3. true, honest
  4. authentic

Declension edit

Antonyms edit

  • (antonym(s) of "just, fair, rightful"): aincheart

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Noun edit

ceart m (genitive singular cirt, nominative plural cearta)

  1. (law) a right
  2. justice
  3. truth, honesty

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Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceart cheart gceart
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  1. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, page 23
  2. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 40

Further reading edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish cert, from Latin certus.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʲʰarˠʃt̪/, /ˈkʲʰarˠs̪t̪/
  • (Lewis, Harris, Uist, Skye, Wester Ross, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˈkʲʰas̪t̪/
  • (Barra, Tiree, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˈkʲʰɛs̪t̪/
  • (Islay, Kintyre, Arran) IPA(key): /ˈkʲʰarˠt̪/

Noun edit

ceart m (genitive singular ceirt, plural ceartan)

  1. right

Adjective edit

ceart (genitive singular masculine ceirt, genitive singular feminine ceirte, nominative plural cearta, comparative ceirte)

  1. accurate, correct, right (as opposed to incorrect), true, even-handed
  2. right (as opposed to left)
  3. honest, proper
  4. just, upright, fair, in order, same
  5. very

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Mutation edit

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