aiceann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aiccend, a borrowing from Latin accentus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aiceann m ‎(genitive singular aicinn, nominative plural aicinn)

  1. (phonology) accent, stress
  2. (music, typography) accent

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (phonological stress): béim

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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