Maccidóndu

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin Macedonae.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmakʲiðoːɴdu/

Proper noun[edit]

Maccidóndu m pl

  1. Macedonians
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, 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.