aisling

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Irish aisling

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Noun[edit]

aisling (plural aislings)

  1. A kind of Irish poem, developed during the late 17th and 18th centuries, in which Ireland appears to the poet in a vision in the form of a woman, lamenting the state of the Irish people and predicting the revival of their fortunes.

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aislinge f (vision, dream).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aisling f (genitive singular aislinge, nominative plural aislingí)

  1. dream, vision
  2. (poetry) vision poem
  3. verbal noun of aisling

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Verb[edit]

aisling (present analytic aislingeann, future analytic aislingfidh, verbal noun aisling, past participle aislingthe)

  1. (rare, literary) dream of, see in a dream; have a vision of, see in a vision

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Mutation[edit]

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

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