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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Irish glúais, from Old Irish glúas (gloss, commentary, explanation), from Late Latin glōssa (gloss), from Ancient Greek γλῶσσα (glôssa, tongue, language, an obsolete or foreign word requiring explanation).

NounEdit

gluais f (genitive singular gluaise, nominative plural gluaiseanna)

  1. comment, remark
  2. gloss
  3. glossary
  4. movement
  5. (obsolete) device, contrivance (mechanical device to perform a certain task)
    Synonyms: gaireas, gléas
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish glúasid (moves, stirs, sets in motion; incites, influences; proceeds, moves, goes).

VerbEdit

gluais (present analytic gluaiseann, future analytic gluaisfidh, verbal noun gluaiseacht, past participle gluaiste)

  1. move
  2. proceed
  3. derive from
  4. pass
  5. set out
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gluais ghluais ngluais
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish glúasid (move, proceed).

VerbEdit

gluais (past ghluais, future gluaisidh, verbal noun gluasad, past participle gluaiste)

  1. move
  2. affect

Derived termsEdit