aig

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Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

·aig

  1. third-person singular present indicative conjunct of aigid

Verb[edit]

aig

  1. second-person singular imperative of aigid

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
aig unchanged n-aig
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish oc, ac, ic, from Old Irish oc, occ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

aig

  1. At, by, near, close by.
    Tha am balach na laighe aig an taigh.‎ ― The boy is lying at the house.
    A bheil iad aig an taigh?‎ ― Are they at home?
  2. In somebody's possession.
    Bha dithis mhac aig an duine.‎ ― The man had two sons.
  3. On account of.
    aig meud aigheir‎ ― on account of his excessive joy

Usage notes[edit]

  • Scottish Gaelic doesn't have a verb equivalent to English have: possession is expressed using the preposition aig.
    Tha càr ùr aig an teaghlach. ‎(The family has a new car., literally A new car is at the family.)
  • Aig combines with personal pronouns to form prepositional pronouns. See Derived forms below.
  • The word aig and its derivates are also often used to express possession attributively instead of possessive pronouns:
    an taigh agam ‎(my house, literally the house at me)

Derived terms[edit]

  • ag
  • a'
  • The following prepositional pronouns:
Person Number Prepositional pronoun Prepositional pronoun (emphatic)
Singular 1st agam agamsa
2nd agad agadsa
3rd m aige aigesan
3rd f aice aicese
Plural 1st againn againne
2nd agaibh agaibhse
3rd aca acasan

References[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 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Grant, John (1925), Edinburgh, compiled by Malcolm MacLennan
  • oc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *aika.

Noun[edit]

aig

  1. time
  2. age, era
  3. (grammar) tense

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of aig
nominative sing. aig
genitive sing. aigan
partitive sing. aigad
partitive plur. aigoid
singular plural
nominative aig aigad
accusative aigan aigad
genitive aigan aigoiden
partitive aigad aigoid
essive-instructive aigan aigoin
translative aigaks aigoikš
inessive aigas aigoiš
elative aigaspäi aigoišpäi
illative  ? aigoihe
adessive aigal aigoil
ablative aigalpäi aigoilpäi
allative aigale aigoile
abessive aigata aigoita
comitative aiganke aigoidenke
prolative aigadme aigoidme
approximative I aiganno aigoidenno
approximative II aigannoks aigoidennoks
egressive aigannopäi aigoidennopäi
terminative I  ? aigoihesai
terminative II aigalesai aigoilesai
terminative III aigassai
additive I  ? aigoihepäi
additive II aigalepäi aigoilepäi

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “время, эпоха”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Võro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *aika.

Noun[edit]

aig ‎(genitive ao, partitive aigo)

  1. time
  2. (grammar) tense

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]