éirí

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See also: eiri and Eiri

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish éirge, verbal noun of at·reig and éirgid(rises, stands up; arises, mounts upwards, ascends, soars; grows up, matures; rises in hostility, takes up arms, rebels; attacks; starts up; arises and sets forth, proceeds).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

éirí m (genitive singular éirí)

  1. verbal noun of éirigh
  2. rising, rise
    éirí (na) gealaí‎ ― moonrise
    éirí (na) gréine‎ ― sunrise
  3. (physiology) erection

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Verb[edit]

éirí

  1. present subjunctive of éirigh
    go n-éirí an bóthar leat
    May the journey be successful for you (popularly mistranslated as "May the road rise to meet you"), bon voyage

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • éirge” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 5.
  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 252.
  • "éirí" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.