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12 OLD-IRISH PARADIGMS
Similarly : —
cré F., clay, A. crieid n-, G. criad, D. crieid.
/ r dé, smoke, G. diad.
gléó, fight, A. glieid n-, G. gliad, D. glieid, gléo.
(c) fili M., poet, A. filid n-, G. filed, D. filid, N. Pl. filid,
A. fileda, etc. So óegi M., guest, G. óeged, druí M., wizard,
G. druad.
(d) bethu M., life, A. bethaid n-, G. bethad, D. bethaid,
bethu. So many abstract nouns in -tu, e.g. foirbthetu M.,
perfection, G. foirbthetad; in these nouns in the acc. and dat.
both -taid and -tu appear. Similarly bibdu M., guilty person,
G. bibdad; coimdiu M., lord, G. coimded.
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Singular
N. carae
A. carait n-
G. carat
D. carait
Dual
dá charait
dá charait
dá charat
dib cairtib
twenty, G. fichet ;
tricho, tricha M.,
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carae M., friend.
Plural
carait
cairtea
carat n-
cairtib
So are decUned the tens ; fiche M.
similarly, but with -o, -a in the nom.,
thirty, G. trichot, trichat, etc.
Similarly, but with -a in the nom., fíada M., lord, G. fíadat.
*■ Similarly, but with -u in the nom., dínu, lamb, D. dínit,
Núadu, G. Núadat. "
dét N., tooth.
Singular Plural Diial
N.A. dét n- dét dá ndét n-
G. dét dét n- dá ndét
D. déit détaib dib ndétaib
So lóchet N., lightning.

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