áes

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See also: aes, AES, äes, -aes, a**es, äs, and æs

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *aiwestom.

Noun[edit]

áes n

  1. age, years
    • Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie, vi 58.15:
      Is áis cét bliadan dam.
      I am a hundred years of age.
  2. stage, period
  3. era (of the world)
  4. lifetime
Inflection[edit]
Neuter o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps from etymology 1.[1]

Noun[edit]

áes m

  1. folk, people
Inflection[edit]
Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Irish: aos
  • Scottish Gaelic: aos

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • 1 áes ‘age’” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 áes ‘people’” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Vendryes, Lexique étymologique de l'irlandais ancien