aingeal

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aingel, from Late Latin angelus, from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος ‎(ángelos, messenger).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): /ˈæɲɟəl/

Noun[edit]

aingeal m ‎(genitive singular aingil, nominative plural aingil)

  1. (religion) angel
  2. fire; lighted coal
  3. (numismatics) angel-noble

Declension[edit]

  • Irregular vocative plural: aingle

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • 1 aingel” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “aingeal” 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, 26.
  • "aingeal" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aingel, from Late Latin angelus, from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος ‎(ángelos, messenger).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈãĩŋʲkʲəl̪ˠ/

Noun[edit]

aingeal m ‎(genitive singular aingil, plural aingil or ainglean)

  1. angel
  2. messenger
  3. (euphemistic) fire
  4. (dated) light, sunshine

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]