Aifreann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish aifrend, from Old Irish oifrend, from Latin offerenda, from offerō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈafʲɾʲən̪ˠ/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /ˈæːfʲɾʲən̪ˠ/

Noun[edit]

Aifreann m (genitive Aifrinn, plural Aifrinn)

  1. Mass (liturgical service or the music for it)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Aifreann nAifreann hAifreann tAifreann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish aifrend, from Old Irish oifrend, from Latin offerenda, from offerō.

Noun[edit]

Aifreann m, f (genitive Aifrinn, plural Aifreannan)

  1. Mass (liturgical service or the music for it)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Scottish Catholic areas of feminine gender.
  • The form Aifhreann is used on the mainland.