eitic

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old French ethique, from Late Latin ethica, from Ancient Greek ἠθική (ēthikḗ), from ἠθικός (ēthikós, moral), from ἦθος (êthos, character, moral nature).

Noun[edit]

eitic f (genitive singular eitice)

  1. (philosophy) ethics, ethic

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "eitic" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • ethic” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • ethics” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.