foirfe

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish foirbthe ‎(complete, perfect; old, aged), past participle of for·fen ‎(finishes, completes, brings to an end).

AdjectiveEdit

foirfe

  1. complete, perfect
  2. aged, mature
  3. (grammar) perfect

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • foirfeach ‎(aged, mature person; elder)
  • foirfeacht f ‎(completeness, perfection; age, matureity; old age)

Related termsEdit

  • foirfigh ‎(complete, perfect; age, mature, verb)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
foirfe fhoirfe bhfoirfe
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 foirbthe, past participle of for·fen ‎(finishes, completes, brings to an end).

AdjectiveEdit

foirfe

  1. perfect, good, faultless
  2. old, ancient
  3. come to man's estate or years of maturity

ReferencesEdit

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