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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *slēbos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

slíab n (genitive slébe, nominative plural slébe)

  1. mountain, mountain range
  2. moor

DeclensionEdit

Neuter s-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative slíabN slíabN sléibeL
Vocative slíabN slíabN sléibeL
Accusative slíabN slíabN sléibeL
Genitive sléibeL sléibe sléibeN
Dative sléibL sléibib sléibib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

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