An Easca
genitive: na hEasca
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Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the wet bog; the stream
    Is minic an bhrí 'sruthán' leis an bhfocal easc(a) i gCúige Laighean.

  • English

    the wet bog; the stream
    In Leinster, the word easc(a)—usually 'wet bog'—often refers to a stream.


52.8299, -6.92222latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Askea Br.
Droichead i dtuaisceart an bhaile fearainn, mar a dtéann The Clash (.i. Bóthar Bhaile an Staplógaigh) thar shrutháinín; acomhal Bhóthar Bhaile an Stáplógaigh agus Ascaill Phádraig sa lá atá inniu ann. Níl an sruthán le feiscint a thuilleadh.
SO 6" Imleabhar: 6″
An dara guta idir [ɑ] agus [a], ní schwa é. PO Bhóthar Bhaile an Stáplógaigh.
Áit. Cainteoir: bean c50
[a] níos soiléire; PO Shráid Uí Bhroin
Áit. Cainteoir: fear, c40

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