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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish clíath, from Proto-Celtic *klētā. Cognate with French claie and Welsh clwyd.

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NounEdit

cliath f (genitive singular cléithe, nominative plural cliatha)

  1. wattled, latticed frame; hurdle
  2. raft, stretcher; (penal) hurdle
  3. (military) phalanx
  4. crowd, shoal
  5. (music) staff, stave
  6. (knitting) (patch of) darning (on stocking)
  7. (anatomy, medicine) bodily frame, chest; chestiness, wheeze

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cliath chliath gcliath
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish clíath, from Proto-Celtic *klētā.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cliath f (genitive singular clèithe, plural cliathan)

  1. grating, grid, lattice
  2. harrow
  3. shoal (of fish)

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VerbEdit

cliath (past chliath, future cliathaidh, verbal noun cliathadh, past participle cliathte)

  1. harrow
  2. copulate (about birds)