daingnigh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

daingean +‎ -igh

Verb[edit]

daingnigh (present analytic daingníonn, future analytic daingneoidh, verbal noun daingniú, past participle daingnithe)

  1. to fortify, strengthen
  2. to ratify, confirm
    • 1939, Peig Sayers, “Inghean an Cheannaidhe”, printed in Marie-Louise Sjoestedt, Description d’un parler irlandais de Kerry, Bibliothèque de l'École des Hautes Études 270. Paris: Librairie Honoré Champion, p. 194:
      Do dhaingnigheadar an geall agus do fhágadar slán ag n-a chéile.
      They ratified the pledge and bade each other goodbye.

Conjugation[edit]