adaltras

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

adaltair (adulterer) (from Latin adulter) +‎ -as

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

adaltras m (genitive adaltrais or adaltrasa)

  1. adultery
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 3c12:
      adaltras dúib
      it is not adultery for you
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 9d24:
      arna dich cách assadligud inadaltras trilathar demuin et tribarnebcongabthetitsi
      lest every one go out of his duty into adultery through the Devil’s influence and through your incontinence

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative adaltras adaltrasL adaltraisL
Vocative adaltrais adaltrasL adaltrasuH
Accusative adaltrasN adaltrasL adaltrasuH
Genitive adaltraisL adaltras adaltrasN
Dative adaltrasL adaltrasaib adaltrasaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative adaltras adaltrasL adaltrasaeH, adaltrasa
Vocative adaltras adaltrasL adaltrasu
Accusative adaltrasN adaltrasL adaltrasu
Genitive adaltrasoH, adaltrasaH adaltrasoL, adaltrasaL adaltrasaeN, adaltrasaN
Dative adaltrasL adaltrasaib adaltrasaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: adhaltras

Mutation[edit]

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

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