aithris

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish aithris f (relation; imitation).

Noun[edit]

aithris f (genitive singular as substantive aithrise, genitive as verbal noun aithriste)

  1. verbal noun of aithris
  2. narration
  3. imitation
  4. mimicry
Declension[edit]
Verbal noun
Substantive
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish aithrisid (repeats, tells; imitates, verb), from aithris f.

Verb[edit]

aithris (present analytic aithrisíonn, future analytic aithriseoidh, verbal noun aithris, past participle aithriste) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. narrate, recite
  2. imitate
  3. mimic, mock
Conjugation[edit]
Alternative conjugation
Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "aithris" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • aithris” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • aithrisid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “aiṫris” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • “aiṫrisim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aithris (act of telling, relating; relation, account; act of imitating, copying; imitation; example).

Verb[edit]

aithris (past dh'aithris, future aithrisidh, verbal noun aithris, past participle aithriste)

  1. report, relate, recite, allege, repeat
  2. narrate, enunciate, rehearse
  3. quote, tell
  4. imitate

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

aithris f (genitive singular aithrise, plural aithrisean)

  1. verbal noun of aithris
  2. report, allegation, narration, narrative
  3. recitation, rehearsal, recital
  4. report, statement
  5. imitation
  6. tradition, tale

Derived terms[edit]

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