foraosta

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From for- (over, superior, super-; outer, external; great, extreme) +‎ aosta (aged, old).

Adjective[edit]

foraosta

  1. very old

Synonyms[edit]

  • cianaosta (long-lived, very old; pristine, primeval, adjective)

Related terms[edit]

  • anaosta (youthful, adjective)
  • breacaosta (fairly old, adjective)
  • bunaosta (fairly old; middle-aged, adjective)
  • cnagaosta (advanced in years, elderly, adjective)
  • comhaosta (of the same age; contemporary, coeval, adjective)
  • críonaosta (old and withered, adjective)
  • lánaosta (of full age; rather old, adjective)
  • meánaosta (middle-aged, adjective)
  • scothaosta (fairly old, elderly, adjective)
  • tonnaosta (getting on in years, adjective)
  • tromaosta (of advanced age, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
foraosta fhoraosta bhforaosta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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