See also: geag

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish géc (compare Scottish Gaelic geug).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

géag f ‎(genitive singular géige, nominative plural géaga)

  1. branch, limb
  2. (anatomy) arm; (of an animal) leg, (of starfish) ray
  3. (of hair) tress
  4. (genealogy) genealogical branch; offshoot, offspring; scion, (young) person
  5. image of girl (made for festival)

DeclensionEdit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
géag ghéag ngéag
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "géag" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • géc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
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