aigne

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aicned (inherent quality, essence, nature).

Noun[edit]

aigne f (genitive singular aigne)

  1. (literary) nature, character
  2. mind, disposition
  3. spirit, cheerfulness
  4. intention
  5. (figurative) strong spirit, stomach

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aicned (inherent quality, essence, nature).

Noun[edit]

aigne f (genitive singular aigne, plural aignean)

  1. mind, temper, disposition
  2. psyche, spirit, affection, thought

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • aigne” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 aicned”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language