ainneart

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ainnert ‎(great strength, violence), from nert ‎(strength, might, power); synchronically, ain- +‎ neart.

Noun[edit]

ainneart m ‎(genitive singular ainnirt)

  1. overweening strength, violence, oppression

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "ainneart" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • ainnert” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ainnert ‎(great strength, violence), from nert ‎(strength, might, power); synchronically, ain- +‎ neart.

Noun[edit]

ainneart m ‎(genitive singular ainneirt, no plural)

  1. violence
  2. oppression

Derived terms[edit]