IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish sessam.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

seasamh m (genitive singular as substantive seasaimh, genitive as verbal noun seasta)

  1. verbal noun of seas
    Tá sí ina seasamh.
    She is standing up (lit. "she is in her standing").
  2. (act or state of) standing, a standing position
    Tuitim as mo sheasamh.
    I fall down, faint.
  3. endurance, durability, resistance
    seasamh san aimsir.
    The weather is holding good.
  4. reliance
    Is ort atá mo sheasamh.
    I’m relying on you.
  5. tolerance, putting up with
    Níl seasamh ag aoinne léi.
    No one can put up with her.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish sessam.

NounEdit

seasamh m (genitive singular seasaimh, plural seasamhan)

  1. verbal noun of seas
  2. attitude, position