IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish seng.

AdjectiveEdit

seang (genitive singular masculine seang, genitive singular feminine seinge, plural seanga, comparative seinge)

  1. slender, slim, lanky
    Synonym: caol

DeclensionEdit

  • Archaic vocative/genitive singular masculine and dative singular feminine: seing

NounEdit

seang m (genitive singular seanga, nominative plural seanga)

  1. slender, slim, person
  2. thin, lean, emaciated, person

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish seng.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

seang (comparative seinge)

  1. slender, slim, lanky
    Synonym: caol

NounEdit

seang m (genitive singular seing, plural seing)

  1. roe deer (Capreolus capreolus)
    Synonym: earb
  2. starving person

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
seang sheang
after "an", t-seang
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • seang” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “seng”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language