aithreachas

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aithrechus (repentance; regret), from aithrech (compare modern aithríoch (penitent)).

Noun[edit]

aithreachas m (genitive singular aithreachais)

  1. repentance, regret

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "aithreachas" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • aithrechus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “aiṫreaċas” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aithrechus (repentance; regret), from aithrech (compare modern aithreach (penitent, sorry; giving cause for regret)).

Noun[edit]

aithreachas m (genitive singular aithreachais, no plural)

  1. repentance, penitence, regret

Derived terms[edit]

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