óige

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See also: òige and õige

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish óice (youth, youthfulness), from óc (young) (compare modern óg).

Noun[edit]

óige f (genitive singular óige)

  1. youth, adolescence
  2. young people
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

óige

  1. genitive feminine singular of óg
  2. comparative degree of óg

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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