amaid

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ammait, aimmit (woman with supernatural powers; foolish woman).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amaid f (genitive singular amaide, nominative plural amaidí or amaideacha)

  1. (literary) witch, hag
  2. (pejorative) foolish woman
  3. simpleton, idiot

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

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