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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish méit, mét (greatness, magnitude, of size, quantity, number, extent, degree).

PronunciationEdit

Noun 1Edit

méid m (genitive singular méid)

  1. amount, quantity, extent, degree, number

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

Although méid is masculine, an adjective that follows it is lenited, e.g. méid mhór (a large amount).

Related termsEdit

Noun 2Edit

méid f (genitive singular méide, nominative plural méideanna)

  1. size, magnitude

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Noun 3Edit

méid m sg

  1. genitive singular of méad

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
méid mhéid not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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