ainnis

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aindeis (left; awkward, ungainly; poor, wretched), from dess (right-hand; south; right, just; convenient, agreeable) (modern deas).

Adjective[edit]

ainnis (genitive singular masculine ainnis, genitive singular feminine ainnise, plural ainnise, comparative ainnise)

  1. miserable; mean; wretched, afflicted
  2. awkward, ungainly

Declension[edit]

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Related terms[edit]

  • ainnise f (misery; meanness; awkwardness)

Mutation[edit]

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

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