fírinne

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See also: firinne and fìrinne

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fírinne, from fír(true) (see fíor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fírinne f ‎(genitive singular fírinne, nominative plural fírinní)

  1. truth

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fírinne fhírinne bhfírinne
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fírinne f

  1. justice, righteousness
  2. truth

Inflection[edit]

Feminine iā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • fírinne” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.