aimser

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *amsterā (time, moment) (compare Middle Welsh amser).

Noun[edit]

aimser f

  1. point in time
  2. period of time, season
  3. age, epoch
  4. rule, reign
  5. season, weather
  6. (phonology) length

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Synonyms[edit]

  • (point in time): úar
  • (point in time, period of time): tráth
  • (period of time): , síst

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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