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NounEdit

deas (plural deases)

  1. (Scotland) Alternative form of dais

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for deas in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish dess (right-hand; south; right, just; convenient, agreeable), from Proto-Celtic *dexswos, from Proto-Indo-European *deḱswo-, from *deḱs- (right-hand side).

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AdverbEdit

deas

  1. (destination) south, southerly, to the south

Usage notesEdit

  • This word refers only to the ultimate destination of movement (i.e., "to the south").

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AdjectiveEdit

deas (genitive singular masculine deis, genitive singular feminine deise, plural deasa, comparative deise)

  1. right, right-hand (opposite of left)

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deas (comparative deise)

  1. (used predicatively) near, close; convenient (~ do (to))

AdjectiveEdit

deas (genitive singular masculine deas, genitive singular feminine deise, plural deasa, comparative deise)

  1. right, correct (opposite of wrong)
  2. nice
  3. pretty
  4. honest
  5. straight

Usage notesEdit

In the senses ‘nice’ and ‘pretty’, this adjective takes the adverbial construction go deas when used predicatively after a form of :

  • Tá an crann seo go deas.This tree is nice/pretty.

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deas dheas ndeas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

deās

  1. accusative plural of dea

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish dess (right-hand; south; right, just; convenient, agreeable), from Proto-Celtic *dexswos, from Proto-Indo-European *deḱswo-, from *deḱs- (right-hand side).

AdjectiveEdit

deas (comparative deise)

  1. ready, prepared, accomplished
  2. right, right-hand
  3. adroit, dexterous, skillful, expert
  4. trim, spruce
  5. erect
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NounEdit

deas f (genitive singular deise, plural deasan)

  1. south
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deas (comparative deise)

  1. southern, south

Etymology 2Edit

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VerbEdit

deas

  1. remain, abide

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