arsaid

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸarstātis, from Proto-Indo-European *per- (before, formerly; through, throughout) + *steh₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

arsaid m

  1. old, ancient

Inflection[edit]

i-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative arsaid arsaid arsaid
Vocative arsaid
Accusative arsaid arsaid
Genitive arsaid arsaide arsaid
Dative arsaid arsaid arsaid
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative arsaidi arsaidi
Vocative arsaidi
Accusative arsaidi
Genitive arsaid*
arsaide
Dative arsaidib
Notes *not when substantivized

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: ársa
  • Scottish Gaelic: àrsaidh

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
arsaid unchanged n-arsaid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]