IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fo- (under, beneath; about, around) (compare modern faoi), from Proto-Celtic *uɸo-, from Proto-Indo-European *upo (under, up from under).

PrefixEdit

fo-

  1. sub-, under-, hypo-, secondary, subsidiary
  2. minor, lesser; light, trivial
  3. odd, occasional

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fo- fho- bhfo-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fo, from Old Irish fo (under, beneath; towards, into, through; throughout, over; on, about, around).

PrefixEdit

fo-

  1. sub-, under-

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fo- o- vo-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *uɸo-. Prefix form of fo.

PrefixEdit

fo-

  1. sub-, under-

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: fo-
  • Manx: fo-
  • Scottish Gaelic: fo-

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fo- ḟo- fo-
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 fo, from Old Irish fo (under, beneath; towards, into, through; throughout, over; on, about, around).

PrefixEdit

fo-

  1. sub-, under-, infra-

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


TernateEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Tehit f- (first-person plural inclusive prefix).

PronounEdit

fo- (Jawi فو-‎)

  1. first-person plural inclusive clitic, we

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Frederik Sigismund Alexander de Clercq (1890) Bijdragen tot de kennis der Residentie Ternate, E.J. Brill
  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh