ceithearnach

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish ceithernach ‎(member or leader of a ceithern), from ceithern ‎(kern, band of fighting-men; band or collection of persons in general).

NounEdit

ceithearnach m ‎(genitive singular ceithearnaigh, nominative plural ceithearnaigh)

  1. kern (light-armed foot soldier)
  2. (chess) pawn

DeclensionEdit

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See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Irish · fir fichille (layout · text)
♟ ♞ ♝ ♜ ♛ ♚
ceithearnach, fichillín ridire easpag caiseal banríon

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceithearnach cheithearnach gceithearnach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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