airgead

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Irish[edit]

airgead

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 27.
  2. ^ de Bhaldraithe, Tomás (1975) The Irish of Cois Fhairrge, Co. Galway: A Phonetic Study, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 253
  3. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 50

Further reading[edit]


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)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

airgead m (genitive singular airgid, no plural)

  1. money
  2. silver

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]