See also: meid

Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Irish méit (size),[3] from Proto-Celtic *mantī. Doublet of méad.

Noun edit

méid m (genitive singular méid)

  1. amount, quantity, extent, degree, number
  2. used as antecedent: what (with article)
    Sin an méid a chosain sé.That's what it costs.
Usage notes edit

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

Declension edit
Derived terms edit

Noun edit

méid f (genitive singular méide, nominative plural méideanna)

  1. size, magnitude
Declension edit
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun edit

méid m sg

  1. genitive singular of méad

Mutation edit

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.

References edit

  1. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, page 73
  2. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 96
  3. ^ G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “méit, mét”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Further reading edit