áille

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • áilne (obsolete spelling; both noun and adjective)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish áilde, áilne, áille ‎(beauty), from álaind ‎(beautiful) (modern álainn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

áille f ‎(genitive singular áille)

  1. beauty

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • álainn ‎(beautiful, adjective)

Adjective[edit]

áille

  1. inflection of álainn:
    1. genitive singular feminine
    2. nominative and vocative and dative plural
    3. strong genitive plural
  2. comparative degree of álainn

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
áille n-áille háille t-áille
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "áille" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • áille” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.