againn

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish ocainn, acainn, ocaind, from Old Irish ocunn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɡən̠ʲ/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /aːn̠ʲ/ (corresponding to the form ’ainn)

Pronoun[edit]

againn ‎(emphatic againne)

  1. first-person plural of ag: at us

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish ocainn, acainn, ocaind, from Old Irish ocunn. Synchronically aig + sinn.

Pronoun[edit]

againn

  1. at us
    Tha bàta againn.‎ ― We have a boat. (literally A boat is at us.)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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