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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English dust, from Middle English dust, doust, from Old English dūst (dust).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈd̪ˠʊsˠt̪ˠə/
  • (Western Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /ˈd̪ˠɪsˠt̪ˠə/[1]

NounEdit

dusta m (genitive singular dusta)

  1. dust
    • 1977, Tomás de Bhaldraithe, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 407 (page 221):
      sin é an ceann a mbíonn an dusta ag imtheacht as, seans
      That’s the one the dust is coming out of, perhaps.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dusta dhusta ndusta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1975, The Irish of Cois Fhairrge, Co. Galway: A Phonetic Study, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 652.
  • Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 407 (page 221).