adhradh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish adrad ‎(act of adoring, worshipping; adoration), verbal noun of adraid ‎(adores, worships), from Latin adōrō.

Noun[edit]

adhradh m ‎(genitive singular adhartha)

  1. verbal noun of adhair ‎(adore, worship; adhere to, follow)
  2. (religion) worship, adoration
  3. (~ de, do) adherence (to)

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "adhradh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • "adrad" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish adrad ‎(act of adoring, worshipping; adoration), verbal noun of adraid ‎(adores, worships), from Latin adōrō.

Noun[edit]

adhradh m ‎(genitive singular adhraidh, plural adhraidhean)

  1. (religion) adoration, worship
  2. Alternative form of aoradh

Usage notes[edit]

  • Can be used as a verbal noun (the preposition used is do):
    Bha na pàganaich ag adhradh dhan ìomhaigh seo. ― Pagans worshipped this image.

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