aoibhinn

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish oíbind (pleasant, agreeable, delightful).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aoibhinn (genitive singular feminine aoibhne, plural aoibhne, comparative aoibhne)

  1. delightful, blissful
    Synonyms: caithiseach, gleoite

Usage notes[edit]

Takes the adverbial construction go haoibhinn when used predicatively after a form of :

  • Bhí an trathnóna go haoibhinn.The afternoon was pleasant.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish oíbind (pleasant, agreeable, delightful).

Adjective[edit]

aoibhinn (comparative aoibhinne)

  1. pleasant, comely
  2. joyful, glad

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

aoibhinn f

  1. joy

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • aoibhinn” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “oíbind”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language