aireach

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See also: àireach

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish airech (heedful, attentive, cautious), from aire (act of guarding, watching over, tending, caring for); synchronically aire (care, attention; heed, notice) +‎ -ach.

Adjective[edit]

aireach (genitive singular masculine airigh, genitive singular feminine airí, plural aireacha, comparative airí)

  1. careful, attentive
  2. vigilant
    Synonym: cathaiseach (literary)
Declension[edit]
Alternative forms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • anaireach (heedless, careless, inattentive, adjective)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

aireach m

  1. genitive singular of aire (nobleman)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
aireach n-aireach haireach 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. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 28.