Ériu

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸīweryū, from Proto-Indo-European *piHweryon-, from *piHwer- (fat).

Proper noun[edit]

Ériu f

  1. Ireland

Declension[edit]

Feminine n-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative Ériu
Vocative
Accusative ÉrinnN, ÉirinnN
Genitive Érenn, Éirenn
Dative ÉrinnL, ÉirinnL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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