álainn

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish álaind.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

álainn (comparative áille, genitive singular feminine áille, plural áille)

  1. beautiful

Usage notes[edit]

Takes the adverbial construction go hálainn when used predicatively after a form of :

  • Tá an crann seo go hálainn.
    This tree is beautiful.

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
álainn n-álainn hálainn t-álainn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.