See also: dòigh

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish dóïd, from Proto-Celtic *dawyeti. Cognate with Scottish Gaelic dòth, Manx daah (to singe, scorch), Welsh deifio, Breton deviñ, and Cornish dewi.

VerbEdit

dóigh (present analytic dónn, future analytic dófaidh, verbal noun , past participle dóite) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. burn, singe; sear, scorch
  2. (games) put out
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish doich (likely, probably, adjective).

NounEdit

dóigh f (genitive singular dóighe)

  1. hope, expectation; trust, confidence
  2. source of expectation; likely subject, mark
  3. likelihood; supposition, certainty, opinion
  4. (used adjectivally with copula, comparative dóiche, dóichí) likely, probable
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Irish dáig (way, manner).

NounEdit

dóigh f (genitive singular dóighe, nominative plural dóigheanna)

    1. way, manner (used primarily in fixed phrases, see Derived terms)
      ar an dóigh sinin that way
    2. state, condition; situation, circumstances
      Cad é an dóigh atá ort?
      How is your situation?
  1. means, opportunity
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

ConjunctionEdit

dóigh

  1. (literary) for, since, because

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dóigh dhóigh ndóigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit