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fíad

fíad

See also: fiad

Old Irish

Noun

fíad m

  1. game, wild animals
  2. deer
  3. wasteland, wilderness
  4. honour
  5. respect
Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Synonyms
  • (deer): ag, oss, séd, sideng
  • (game): selg
  • (wasteland, wilderness): díthrub, fásach
  • (honour): agad, airmitiu, cádus, cattú, enech, míad, míadamlae, onóir, ordan
  • (respect): airmitiu
Derived terms
Descendants

Etymology 2

From Proto-Celtic *wēdo- (sight, presence), from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (perceive, see).

Preposition

fíad

  1. before
  2. in front of

Mutation

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