amhrasach

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish amairsech, from Old Irish amirissech; synchronically amhras +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): /ˈɑvɾˠəsˠəx/, /ˈɑ̃vɾˠəsˠəx/, /ˈɑnvɾˠəsˠəx/

Adjective[edit]

amhrasach (genitive singular masculine amhrasaigh, genitive singular feminine amhrasaí, plural amhrasacha, comparative amhrasaí)

  1. suspicious; doubtful
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 13:
      tā mē anvrəsəx, n̄ax ńīnə šē ē.
      conventional orthography: Tá mé amhrasach nach ndéanfaidh sé é.
      I’m doubtful that he will do it.
  2. opinionated

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Mutation[edit]

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

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