seachain

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish sechnaid

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

seachain (present analytic seachnaíonn, future analytic seachnóidh, verbal noun seachaint, past participle seachanta)

  1. to avoid

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
seachain sheachain
after an, tseachain
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • “seaċnaim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish sechnaid

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

seachain (past sheachain, future seachainidh, verbal noun seachnadh, past participle seachainte)

  1. avoid, evade, abstain
  2. elude or shun
  3. omit
  4. spare