adha

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ada, adae ‎(due, fitting, suitable).

Adjective[edit]

adha

  1. (literary) fitting, proper

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
adha n-adha hadha t-adha
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "adha" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • ada(e)” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish áe, from Old Irish óa ‎(liver).

Noun[edit]

adha m ‎(genitive singular adha, plural àinean)

  1. (anatomy) liver

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • 1 áe” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.