aice

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish aicce f ‎(nearness, proximity; fosterage).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aice f ‎(genitive singular aice)

  1. nearness, proximity (used only in the phrases listed under Derived terms)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

aice ‎(emphatic aicese)

  1. Alternative form of aici

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

aice f

  1. third-person singular feminine of aig (at her, at it f)
    Tha dà nighean aice.‎ ― She has two daughters. (Two daughters are at her.)

Derived terms[edit]

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