áith

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish áith f ‎(drying-kiln (for grain)), from the same root as *h₂eh₁ter- ‎(fire) (compare Latin āter).

Noun[edit]

áith f ‎(genitive singular áithe, nominative plural áitheanna or áithí)

  1. kiln
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 14:
      ńīl ēn ā sn̥ ilān šə, ax tā mōrān akəb ə gonəmárə.
      conventional orthography: Níl aon áith san oileán seo, ach tá mórán acu i gConamara.
      There’s no kiln on this island, but there are a lot of them in Connemara.
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 14:
      tā n ā ʒā l̄oskə.
      conventional orthography: Tá an áith dhá loscadh.
      The kiln is burning.
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Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish áith ‎(sharp, keen, acute).

Adjective[edit]

áith

  1. (literary) sharp, keen
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

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Rohingya[edit]

Numeral[edit]

áith

  1. sixty