aite

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Irish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aite

  1. inflection of ait:
    1. genitive feminine singular
    2. nominative and vocative and dative and strong genitive plural
  2. comparative degree of ait

Mutation[edit]

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

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

aite

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あいて

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *átta (father).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aite m (genitive aiti, nominative plural aiti)

  1. foster father
  2. teacher
  3. tutor

Declension[edit]

Masculine io-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative aite aiteL aitiL
Vocative aiti aiteL aitiu
Accusative aiteN aiteL aitiu
Genitive aitiL aite aiteN
Dative aitiuL aitib aitib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
aite unchanged n-aite
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • 1 aite” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.