Focal an Lae #160
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: cogadh (KO-guh) [kogə]

Meaning: cogadh = war

Usage:

History: Old Irish “cocad” comes from Common Celtic *kon-katu-, from the Indo-European elements *kom- (beside, near, with) and *kat- (to fight). The second element is cognate with Irish “cath” (battle), Focal #158.

Scottish Gaelic: cogadh

2008-06-19 CPD