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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish fáistinech (one who prophesies or divines, a soothsayer), from Old Irish fáitsine (prophesying; a prophecy, an augury) + -ach.

NounEdit

fáistineach m (genitive singular fáistinigh, nominative plural fáistinigh)

  1. prophet, soothsayer
  2. (grammar) future (tense)

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AdjectiveEdit

fáistineach (genitive singular masculine fáistinigh, genitive singular feminine fáistiní, plural fáistineacha, not comparable)

  1. prophetic
    Synonyms: fáidhiúil, tairngeartach
  2. (grammar) future

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fáistineach fháistineach bhfáistineach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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