toísech

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Primitive Irish ᚈᚑᚃᚔᚄᚐᚉᚔ(tovisaci, genitive), from Proto-Celtic *towissākos(leader) (compare Welsh tywysog(prince)), from either Proto-Indo-European *wedʰ-(lead) or Proto-Indo-European *weyd-(know, see).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

toísech m ‎(genitive toísig, nominative plural toísig)

  1. leader, chief
  2. first-mentioned thing or person

DeclensionEdit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative toísech toísechL toísigL
Vocative toísig toísechL toísecha
Accusative toísechN toísechL toísecha
Genitive toísigL toísech toísechN
Dative toísechL toísechaib toísechaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

toísech

  1. first
  2. most important
  3. sooner

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
toísech thoísech toísech
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.