ainnise

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish aindeise (wretchedness, misery), from aindeis (compare modern ainnis).

Noun[edit]

ainnise f (genitive singular ainnise)

  1. misery; meanness
  2. awkwardness
Declension[edit]
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ainnise

  1. genitive singular feminine of ainnis
  2. nominative plural of ainnis
  3. vocative plural of ainnis
  4. strong genitive plural of ainnis
  5. dative plural of ainnis
  6. comparative degree of ainnis

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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