Maccidóndu

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin Macedonae.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmakʲiðoːndu/

Proper noun[edit]

Maccidóndu m pl

  1. Macedonians
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, Wb. 16d8
      Bíuu-sa oc irbáig dar far cenn-si fri Maccidóndu.
      I am boasting about you to the Macedonians.

Usage notes[edit]

This is a hapax legomenon in Old Irish, occurring only in the gloss quoted above. This form is accusative plural.