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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish magad (mocking, jeering), a late form of mangad (compare modern meangadh (smile)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

magadh m (genitive singular magaidh)

  1. (act of) mocking; mockery, ridicule; joking

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

Can be used as a verbal noun for a verb with no finite forms, as:

  • Bhí sé do mo mhagadh.He mocked me.
  • Ná bí ag magadh do dheirfiúr!Don't make fun of your sister!

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From magad (mocking, jeering), a late form of Middle Irish mangad (compare modern meangadh (smile)).

NounEdit

magadh m (genitive singular magaidh, plural magaidhean)

  1. verbal noun of mag
  2. deriding, act of deriding, scoffing, mocking
  3. mockery, derision, ridicule
  4. burlesque

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
magadh mhagadh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit