anfa

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish anbod, anfud (tempest, storm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

anfa m or f (genitive singular anfa, nominative plural anfaí)

  1. storm, tempest
  2. stress, terror

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • anfach (stormy, rough, tempestuous, adjective)
  • anfacht f (storminess)
  • anfúil (terrified; stormy, rough, tempestuous, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Ó Dónaill, Niall (1977), “anfa”, in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, Dublin: An Gúm, →ISBN
  • storm”, in New English-Irish Dictionary, Foras na Gaeilge, 2013–2024
  • tempest”, in New English-Irish Dictionary, Foras na Gaeilge, 2013–2024