airde

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See also: àirde and áirde

Irish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish ardae, airde f (height; high place), surface analysis ard (high) +‎ -e.

Noun[edit]

airde f (genitive singular airde, nominative plural airdí)

  1. height
  2. elevation
  3. (astronomy, geometry) altitude
  4. level
  5. (sound, music) volume, pitch
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

airde

  1. inflection of ard:
    1. genitive feminine singular
    2. comparative degree

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Breatnach, Risteard B. (1947) The Irish of Ring, Co. Waterford, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, page 6
  2. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 5.
  3. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 18.
  4. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 196

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

airde

  1. genitive singular feminine of ard

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
airde unchanged n-airde
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.