Dennis, thanks for this information. Could you please tell me if any
of these concepts could be expressed in OI by something like tom-?
Thanks in advance
> Ivan Kotliarov wrote:
>> I would like to know what words (and roots) are used in Insular Celtic
>> to express the idea of getting hard or getting shaped?
> "Fáiscre", an early word that can mean "cheese", was derived from the
> verb "fáiscid" = presses, squeezes. That verb has a Welsh cognate
> "gwasgu" with the same meaning. I don't know exactly what the
> reconstructed Insular Celtic form would be.
>> Where there any specific words used for containers (holders) for milk
>> or for cheese production?
> A wooden milk pail was a "derb" in OI.
>> At last, how did people say to grasp, to seize in Old Irish?
> A very common verb that covers those concepts is "gaibid".
> NB: The citation form of OI verbs is the 3rd sg. present tense.
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