aige

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See also: āigē and -aige

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish oco, occo, ocae, occae, aci, aice, from Old Irish occo, occa, ocae, occai.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

aige ‎(emphatic aigesean)

  1. third-person singular masculine of ag: at him, at it m

Preposition[edit]

aige ‎(plus dative, triggers no mutation)

  1. Munster form of ag
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

aige f ‎(genitive singular aige, nominative plural aigí)

  1. Alternative form of uige ‎(woven fabric, web; thin, transparent, fabric; tissue, gauze; composition, poem)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "aige" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • "aigdhe" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • oc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. I, 194.
  • Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 298.

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

aige m ‎(oblique plural aiges, nominative singular aiges, nominative plural aige)

  1. Alternative form of aage

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish oco, occo, ocae, occae, aci, aice, from Old Irish occo, occa, ocae, occai.

Pronoun[edit]

aige m

  1. third-person singular masculine of aig (at him, at it m)
    Chan eil fhios aige.‎ ― He doesn't know. (Knowledge is not at him.)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • oc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.