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IrishEdit

VerbEdit

feuch (present analytic feuchann, future analytic feuchfaidh, verbal noun feuchaint, past participle feuchta)

  1. Dated spelling of féach.

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feuch fheuch bhfeuch
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic or imitative. Origins are uncertain and may reflect multiple, independent etymologies. Scottish National Dictionary suggests that the "beat" senses may be influenced by fauch "to claw; to toil". Attested in various senses since the mid 1700s.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

feuch (third-person singular present feuchs, present participle feuchin, past feuched, past participle feuched)

  1. To smoke (tobacco, etc.)
  2. To beat soundly; to work energetically

NounEdit

feuch (plural feuchs)

  1. A smoke; a puff (on a pipe, etc.)
  2. A strike; a blow
  3. A state of excitement or fury; an uproar

InterjectionEdit

feuch

  1. Indication of impatience or disgust

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish féchaid, fégaid, apparently from Old Irish do·éccai, but with difficulties regarding the second consonant.

VerbEdit

feuch (past dh'fheuch, future feuchaidh, verbal noun feuchainn, past participle feuchte)

  1. try, attempt
  2. try out, test, check, see