áireamh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish á(i)rem ‎(number, numeral; certain collective quantity, amount, sum).

Noun[edit]

áireamh m ‎(genitive singular áirimh)

  1. verbal noun of áirigh ‎(count, reckon)
  2. count, counting, enumeration; calculation; census
  3. arithmetic; number; portion; a number added for good measure

Declension[edit]

(as verbal noun):

(as regular noun):

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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