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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

 m

  1. inflection of Dia (God):
    1. vocative singular
    2. genitive singular

Etymology 2[edit]

Originally the dative of dia (day).

Preposition[edit]

(plus genitive, triggers h-prothesis, used only with the names of the days of the week)

  1. on
    Domhnaighon Sunday
Usage notes[edit]

is not used with Déardaoin (Thursday), which by itself is both the noun “Thursday” and the adverb “on Thursday”.

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Dhé nDé
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m

  1. inflection of Día (God):
    1. vocative singular
    2. genitive singular

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization

pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
nDé
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.