áthas

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish áithes, áthas (sharpness, keenness; successful feat, exploit, victory; joy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

áthas m (genitive singular áthais)

  1. joy, gladness
    áthas ar an mbuachaill.
    The boy is glad.
  2. Alternative form of áitheas (success, victory)

Usage notes[edit]

Used with the preposition ar (on) to indicate "being glad" (see usage examples above).

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • áthasach (glad, joyful; successful, victorious, adj)

Mutation[edit]

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

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