See also: Seiche

English edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Swiss French seiche, perhaps from German Seiche (sinking).

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /seɪʃ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /seɪʃ/, /sit͡ʃ/
  • (file)
    ,
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃ

Noun edit

seiche (plural seiches)

  1. (hydrology) a short-term standing wave oscillation of the water level in a lake, characteristic of its geometry

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French edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin sēpia, from Ancient Greek σηπία (sēpía).

Noun edit

seiche f (plural seiches)

  1. cuttlefish

Etymology 2 edit

From Swiss French, of uncertain origin. Possibly from German.

Noun edit

seiche f (plural seiches)

  1. (hydrology) seiche

Further reading edit

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Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

seiche f (genitive singular seiche, nominative plural seichí)

  1. Ulster form of seithe (skin, hide)

Declension edit

Mutation edit

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

References edit

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 62

Middle Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Celtic *sekess, from Proto-Indo-European *sek- (to cut) (compare Icelandic sigg (callus, hard skin)).[1]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

seiche f

  1. skin (of animal), hide

Descendants edit

  • Irish: seithe, seiche

Mutation edit

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
seiche unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*sex-skā/i-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 331

Further reading edit

Norman edit

Etymology edit

From Latin sēpia, from Ancient Greek σηπία (sēpía).

Noun edit

seiche f (plural seiches)

  1. (Jersey) cuttlefish

Scottish Gaelic edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

seiche f (genitive singular seiche, plural seichean or seicheannan)

  1. hide, skin, pelt (animal)

Mutation edit

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