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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish fliuch, from Proto-Celtic *wlikʷos (compare Welsh gwlyb, Cornish glyb), from Proto-Indo-European *wleykʷ- (compare Latin liquō (melt), Tocharian A lyīktsi (to wash)).

AdjectiveEdit

fliuch (genitive singular masculine fliuch, genitive singular feminine fliche, plural fliucha, comparative fliche)

  1. wet
DeclensionEdit
  • Alternative vocative/genitive singular masculine and archaic dative singular feminine form: flich
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

fliuch (present analytic fliuchann, future analytic fliuchfaidh, verbal noun fliuchadh, past participle fliuchta)

  1. (intransitive) get or become wet
  2. (transitive) make wet
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See fiuch.

VerbEdit

fliuch (present analytic fliuchann, future analytic fliuchfaidh, verbal noun fliuchadh, past participle fliuchta)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) Alternative form of fiuch (boil)
ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fliuch fhliuch bhfliuch
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *wlikʷos (compare Welsh gwlyb, Cornish glyb), from Proto-Indo-European *wleykʷ- (compare Latin liquō (to melt), Tocharian A lyīktsi (to wash)).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fliuch

  1. wet

InflectionEdit

u-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative fliuch fliuch fliuch
Vocative fliuch
Accusative fliuch fliuch
Genitive flich fliuchae flich
Dative fliuch fliuch fliuch
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative fliuchai fliuchai
Vocative fliuchai
Accusative fliuchai
Genitive *
Dative fliuchaib
Notes *not attested in Old Irish; same as nominative singular masculine in Middle Irish

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: fliuch
  • Manx: fliugh
  • Scottish Gaelic: fliuch

NounEdit

fliuch n

  1. damp, wet weather

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fliuch ḟliuch fliuch
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fliuch, from Proto-Celtic *wlikʷos (compare Welsh gwlyb, Cornish glyb), from Proto-Indo-European *wleykʷ- (compare Latin liquō (to melt), Tocharian A lyīktsi (to wash)).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fliuch (comparative fliuiche or fliche)

  1. wet, rainy, moist, damp, oozy
    fliucha rainy day
    fuar, fliuch gun deò léirsinncold, wet and stone blind
    bàta fliucha boat given to taking waves on board

VerbEdit

fliuch (past fhliuch, future fliuchaidh, verbal noun fliuchadh, past participle fliuchte)

  1. wet, moisten
  2. water
  3. make drunk

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
fliuch fhliuch
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit