airigh

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See also: áirigh

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish airigidir (perceives, notices), from aire (act of guarding, watching over, tending, caring for).

Verb[edit]

airigh (present analytic airíonn, future analytic aireoidh, verbal noun aireachtáil, past participle airithe)

  1. perceive, sense
  2. feel
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 28:
      æŕīm cinəs.
      conventional orthography: Airím tinneas.
      I feel sick. (literally, ‘I feel sickness’)
  3. hear
  4. (fishing) get a bite
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

airigh m

  1. genitive singular masculine of aireach

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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