Aoine

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aoine (fasting), from the traditional Roman Catholic practice of fasting and abstaining from meat on Fridays.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Aoine f (genitive singular Aoine, nominative plural Aointe)

  1. Friday

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • aointeach (falling on, pertaining to, Friday, adjective)

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "Aoine" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “Aoine” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Entries containing “Aoine” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “Aoine” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.