ealaín

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ealadha (archaic nominative/accusative)
  • ealadhain (superseded; formerly dative only)
  • ealaí (modern spelling of archaic nominative/accusative)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish elada (art, science, acquired craft or skill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ealaín f (genitive singular ealaíne, nominative plural ealaíona)

  1. art

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 23.
  2. ^ Ó Searcaigh, Séamus (1925), Foghraidheacht Ghaedhilge an Tuaiscirt, Belfast: Brún agus Ó Nualláin [Browne and Nolan], § 2.

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