uisge-beatha

See also: uisge beatha

Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From uisge (water) + beatha (life), calque of Latin aqua vitae.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɯʃkʲəˈpɛhə/

NounEdit

uisge-beatha m (genitive singular uisge-bheatha, plural uisgeachan-beatha)

  1. whisky

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uisge-beatha n-uisge-beatha h-uisge-beatha t-uisge-beatha
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.