aimhleas

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aimles m (disadvantage, harm, mischief; evil report, false charge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): /ˈɑvl̠ʲas/, /ˈɑvlas/, /ˈavl̠ʲas/, /ˈavlas/

Noun[edit]

aimhleas m (genitive singular aimhleasa or aimhlis)

  1. harm, detriment; evil

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • aimhleasach (harmful, detrimental; misguided, adjective)
  • aimhleasta (misguided; wild, unruly, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • aimles” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “aiṁleas” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 13.
  • "aimhleas" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aimles m (disadvantage, harm, mischief; evil report, false charge).

Noun[edit]

aimhleas m (genitive singular aimhleis, no plural)

  1. harm, bane, ruin, mischief, misfortune

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