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Old Irish[edit]

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From ainmm ‎(name) +‎ -id, calque of Latin nōminātīvus.


ainmmnid m ‎(i-stem, genitive ainmnedo or ainmneda, nominative plural ainmmnidi)

  1. (grammar) nominative case.
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 49–224, Sg. 93b5
      conid riagolda caro dond ainmmnid
      conid is regular as the nominative.


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