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

  • (complete, perfect): neamhfhoirfe (incomplete, imperfect)

Derived termsEdit

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

Related termsEdit

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

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.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

foirfe

  1. perfect
Last modified on 12 September 2013, at 23:28