Afraic

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See also: Aifric

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Afraic, borrowed from Latin Āfrica.

Proper noun[edit]

An Afraic f (genitive na hAfraice)

  1. Africa

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Afraic nAfraic hAfraic not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "Afraic" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Afraic” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “Afraic” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “Afraic” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Āfrica.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Afraic f

  1. (geography) Africa

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
Afraic unchanged nAfraic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • Afraic” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.