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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fáth, from Proto-Celtic *wātus(inspired utterance) (compare Welsh gwawd(song, praise, poetry)), from Proto-Indo-European *wet-(to blow, inspire, arouse spiritually).

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NounEdit

fáth m ‎(genitive singular fátha, nominative plural fáthanna)

  1. cause
  2. reason
    Níl fáth agam le fanacht.
    I have no reason to stay.

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fáth fháth bhfáth
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *wātus(inspired utterance) (compare Welsh gwawd(song, praise, poetry)), from Proto-Indo-European *wet-(to blow, inspire, arouse spiritually).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fáth m

  1. cause, reason
  2. motive, object
  3. subject, matter
  4. prophecy
  5. composition, maxim

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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