ársa

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish arsaid ‎(old, ancient, aged), from Proto-Celtic *ɸarstā-, from Proto-Indo-European *per-, *pr- ‎(before, formerly; through, throughout) + *steh₂-. Compare Scottish Gaelic àrsaidh.

Adjective[edit]

ársa

  1. ancient
  2. archaic

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "ársa" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • arsaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “ársa” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.