Focal an Lae #81
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: ceist (KEHSHT) [k′es′t′]

Meaning: ceist = question

Usage:

History: Old Irish “ceist” was borrowed from Latin “quaestio” (inquiry, investigation), from the verb “quaerere” (to ask, seek). The English cognate is “question”.

Scottish Gaelic: ceist, ceisd

2008-06-19 CPD