aimrid

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aimbrit ‎(barren, childless).

Adjective[edit]

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]

  • aimride f ‎(barrenness, sterility)
  • aimridiú m ‎(sterilization)

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

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

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