aineolach

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aineólach ‎(ignorant, unlearned, unskilled), from éolach ‎(knowing, learned, skilled (in), acquainted with). Synchronically, ain- +‎ eolach ‎(knowledgeable; learned, skilled; informed in, familiar with; familiar with ways, fit to guide).

Adjective[edit]

aineolach ‎(genitive singular masculine aineolaigh, genitive singular feminine aineolaí, plural aineolacha, comparative aineolaí)

  1. ignorant, uninformed
  2. inexperienced

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • aineolaí m ‎(ignorant, inexperienced, person)
  • aineolas m ‎(ignorance; inexperience)

Mutation[edit]

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

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aineólach ‎(ignorant, unlearned, unskilled), synchronically ain- +‎ eòlach ‎(knowing, acquainted, cunning, skilled, expert; intelligent).

Adjective[edit]

aineolach ‎(comparative aineolaiche)

  1. ignorant, unintelligent, rude, unlearned, undiscerning

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