éirí

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish éirge.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

éirí m (genitive éirí)

  1. Verbal noun of éirigh.
  2. rising
    éirí na gréine
    sunrise
  3. (physiology) erection

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

éirí

  1. present subjunctive of éirigh
    go n-éirí an bóthar leat
    May the journey be successful for you (popularly mistranslated as "May the road rise to meet you"), bon voyage

Usage notes[edit]

Used with a noun or pronoun as the subject.

Mutation[edit]

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