abis

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See also: Abis, ABIs, and abís

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

abīs

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of abeō

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin abyssus, from Ancient Greek ἄβυσσος (ábussos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abis ?

  1. abyss
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 51d8
      is samlid insin rodaingnigestar Dia imna abissiu
      even so hath God made firm about the abysses
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 55d11
      Ataat mesai Dǽ nephchomthetarrachti amal abis ⁊ amal fudumain.
      There are judgments of God incomprehensible like an abyss and like a depth.

Usage notes[edit]

The gender is unclear in Old Irish. It was possibly masculine as in Latin, while in the later language it is feminine.

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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