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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish slúagh, from Old Irish slóg.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

slua m (genitive singular slua, nominative plural sluaite)

  1. host, force, army
  2. crowd, multitude, throng

DeclensionEdit

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Derived termsEdit

Noun 2Edit

slua m (genitive singular slua)

  1. hosting

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • "slua" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “slua” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “slua” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • slóg, slúag” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.