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Alternative forms[edit]


From Old Irish aipgigid (becomes ripe, matures; ripens), from apaig (ripe, matured, adjective) (modern aibí).


aibigh (present analytic aibíonn, future analytic aibeoidh, verbal noun aibiú, past participle aibithe)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) ripen, mature


Related terms[edit]


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

Further reading[edit]

  • "aibigh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • aipgigid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “aibím” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “aibigh” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.