Focal an Lae #73
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: cíos (KEES)

Meaning: cíos = rent

Usage:

History: Old Irish “cís” (tribute, tax) is derived from Latin “census” (census, tax assessment; wealth), which is based on the verb “censere” (to judge, assess), which comes from the Indo-European root *kens- (to speak solemnly, proclaim)

Scottish Gaelic: cìs

2008-06-19 CPD