amaidí

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Compare Old Irish ammaite

Noun[edit]

amaidí f ‎(genitive singular amaidí)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

amaidí f pl

  1. plural of amaid

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amaidí

  1. genitive singular feminine of amaideach
  2. comparative degree of amaideach

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "amaidí" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • ammaite” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.