aghaidh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish agad (face, countenance; surface; expanse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aghaidh f (genitive singular aghaidhe or aighthe, nominative plural aghaidheanna or aighthe)

  1. face
    Synonym: éadan
  2. front, aspect
  3. dial (of clock)
  4. obverse (of coin)

Declension[edit]

Alternative declension

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish agad (face, countenance; surface; expanse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aghaidh f (genitive singular aghaidhe, plural aghaidhean)

  1. face
    Synonym: aodann
  2. surface
  3. front
  4. (slang) cheek, impudence

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[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
  • agad, aiged” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.