See also: pos, POS, pós, and pôs

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish pósaid, from Latin spōnsō (betroth), frequentative of spondeō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

pòs (past phòs, future pòsaidh, verbal noun pòsadh, past participle pòsta)

  1. (transitive) marry (perform the marriage ceremony); induct
  2. (intransitive) marry (become a married person)

ReferencesEdit

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “pòs”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • MacBain, Alexander; Mackay, Eneas (1911), “pòs”, in An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Stirling, →ISBN