fostaigh

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish fastaid, fostaid, fostaigid, from Old Irish ·asstai, prototonic form of ad·suidi (stop, detain).

VerbEdit

fostaigh (present analytic fostaíonn, future analytic fostóidh, verbal noun fostú, past participle fostaithe) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. catch, hold fast, grip
  2. engage, retain in service; hire, employ

ConjugationEdit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fostaigh fhostaigh bhfostaigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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