ceathrú

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cethramad (fourth), from cethair (four). Synchronically analyzable as ceathair +‎ .

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ceathrú f (genitive singular ceathrún, nominative plural ceathrúna or ceathrúnaí)

  1. a quarter
    ceathrú chun a tría quarter to three
    ceathrú tar éis a tría quarter past three
  2. thigh
    Synonym: leis

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ceathrú (triggers h-prothesis of a following vowel)

  1. fourth

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceathrú cheathrú gceathrú
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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