ainbhios

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ainfis m, ainbhes m ‎(ignorance, lack of knowledge or information), synchronically analyzable as ain- +‎ fios ‎(knowledge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): /ˈænəʃ/, /ˈænɪʃ/, /ˈanvʲəsˠ/

Noun[edit]

ainbhios m ‎(genitive singular ainbheasa)

  1. ignorance

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • ainfis” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “ainḃfios” 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, 25.
  • "ainbhios" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.