óg

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See also: og, OG, and òg

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish óc (compare Scottish Gaelic òg), from Proto-Celtic *yowankos (compare Welsh ieuanc), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yuh₁n̥ḱós (compare English young).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

óg ‎(genitive singular masculine óig, genitive singular feminine óige, plural óga, comparative óige)

  1. young
  2. junior, minor
  3. new, fresh, early

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

óg m ‎(genitive singular óig, nominative plural óga)

  1. young person, youth
  2. (of animals) young

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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