cothaigh

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cothaigid (supports, sustains, maintains, preserves; feeds, nourishes, verb); synchronically, coth (food, sustenance) +‎ -igh (verbal suffix).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cothaigh (present analytic cothaíonn, future analytic cothóidh, verbal noun cothú, past participle cothaithe)

  1. (transitive) feed, nourish, sustain
    Synonym: cothabháil
  2. (transitive) stir up, promote; harbor
    Synonym: cothabháil
  3. (intransitive) maintain; hold fast, stay
    Synonym: cothabháil

ConjugationEdit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cothaigh chothaigh gcothaigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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