iad

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See also: IAD and -iad

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish íat (they, them).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

iad (emphatic form iadsan, disjunctive)

  1. they, them

See also[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "iad" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • íat” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “iad” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “iad” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from a Slavic language. Compare Bulgarian ад (ad).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -ad
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

iad n (plural iaduri)

  1. hell

Synonyms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish íat (they, them).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

iad

  1. they
  2. them
    Bha iad a' teagasg Seamus. - They were teaching James.

Usage notes[edit]

Note that iad, or any other free-standing pronoun, cannot be used as the object of a verbal noun.

  • *Bha Seamus a' teagasg iad. - Intended: 'James was teaching them.'

Instead, one of the gam series must be used. See the discussion at here.

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