aimrid

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aimbrit (barren, childless).

Adjective[edit]

aimrid (genitive singular masculine aimrid, genitive singular feminine aimride, plural aimride, comparative aimride)

  1. (of person or animal) sterile, barren

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • aimridigh (make barren, sterilize, verb)

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
aimrid n-aimrid haimrid 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 aimbrit (barren, childless).

Adjective[edit]

aimrid (genitive singular feminine aimride, nominative plural aimride, comparative aimride)

  1. sterile
  2. barren
  3. childless
  4. infertile

References[edit]

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