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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish clas.

NounEdit

clais f (genitive singular claise, nominative plural claiseanna)

  1. groove, rut
  2. furrow
  3. ditch, trench
  4. drain
  5. gutter
  6. channel

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
clais chlais gclais
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "clais" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “clais” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 144.
  • clas” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “clais” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “clais” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish clas.

NounEdit

clais f (genitive singular claise, plural claisean)

  1. groove, rut
  2. furrow
  3. ditch, trench
  4. drain
  5. gutter
  6. channel

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

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