aithriseach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aithrisech (talebearer); synchronically aithris (narrate, recite) +‎ -ach.

Noun[edit]

aithriseach m (genitive singular aithrisigh, nominative plural aithrisigh)

  1. talebearer

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aithriseach (genitive singular masculine aithrisigh, genitive singular feminine aithrisí, plural aithriseacha, comparative aithrisí)

  1. imitative
  2. mocking
  3. mimetic

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

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