aighneas

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aignes ‎(arguing, pleading; argument), from aigne ‎(one learned in law or in the practice of law; lawyer, advocate, pleader).

Noun[edit]

aighneas m ‎(genitive singular aighnis)

  1. argument, discussion
  2. submission (in argument, lawsuit)
  3. talkativeness; talk, chatter
  4. address

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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