anfa

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (weather) storm, tempest
  2. stress, terror

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • anfach ‎(stormy, rough, tempestuous, adj)
  • anfacht f ‎(storminess)

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]

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