ailid

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *alo- (compare Middle Welsh alu (bear young)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el-. Cognate with Latin alō (I feed, nourish), Old English alan (to nourish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ailid (conjunct ·ail, verbal noun altram)

  1. to nourish
  2. to rear, foster

For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ailid unchanged n-ailid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.