amaidí

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See also: amaidi

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Compare Old Irish ammaite

Noun[edit]

amaidí f (genitive singular amaidí)

  1. folly; nonsense
    Synonyms: áiféis, seafóid
  2. (as verbal noun, ag ~ (le)) fooling, playacting (with)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

amaidí f pl

  1. plural of amaid (witch, hag; foolish woman; simpleton, idiot)

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

amaidí

  1. inflection of amaideach (foolish):
    1. genitive singular feminine
    2. comparative degree

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • Entries containing “amaidí” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “amaidí” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

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