cethramad

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *kʷetwariyos, with -mad added by analogy with the higher ordinals.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Old Irish ordinal numbers
 <  3rd 4th 5th  > 
    Cardinal : cethair
    Ordinal : cethramad

cethramad

  1. fourth

InflectionEdit

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative cethramad cethramad cethramad
Vocative cethramaid*
cethramad**
Accusative cethramad cethramaid
Genitive cethramaid cethramthae cethramaid
Dative cethramud cethramaid cethramud
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative cethramaid cethramtha
Vocative cethramthu
cethramtha
Accusative cethramthu
cethramtha
Genitive cethramad
Dative cethramadaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: ceathrú
  • Manx: kerroo, kiarroo
  • Scottish Gaelic: ceathramh

Further readingEdit