airgead

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish argat(silver), from Proto-Celtic *argantom (compare Welsh arian), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erǵ-(to shine) (compare Latin argentum(silver))

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

airgead m ‎(genitive singular airgid, nominative plural airgid)

  1. silver
  2. money, sum of money

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 27.
  2. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1975, The Irish of Cois Fhairrge, Co. Galway: A Phonetic Study, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 253.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish argat(silver), from Proto-Celtic *argantom (compare Welsh arian), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erǵ-(to shine) (compare Latin argentum(silver))

Noun[edit]

airgead m ‎(genitive singular airgid, no plural)

  1. money
  2. silver

Derived terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • argat” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.