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Noun

Singular
druid

Plural
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  1. One of an order of priests which in ancient times existed among certain branches of the Celtic race, especially among the Gauls and Britons.

Derived terms

Translations


Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [d̪ˠɾˠɪdʲ]

Etymology 1

From Old Irish truit < Proto-Celtic *trozdi- < Proto-Indo-European *trozdo- (thrush); cf. Latin turdus, German Drossel, and thrush.

Noun

druid f.

  1. starling
Declension
Second declension

Bare forms

Case Singular Plural
Nominative druid druideanna
Vocative a dhruid a dhruideanna
Genitive druide druideanna
Dative druid druideanna

Forms with the definite article

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an druid na druideanna
Genitive na druide na ndruideanna
Dative leis an druid

don druid

leis na druideanna

Mutation
Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
druid dhruid ndruid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Etymology 2

From Old Irish druitid, possibly related to Welsh drws (door).

Verb

druid

  1. to close
Conjugation
Mutation
Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
druid dhruid ndruid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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