From Proto-Celtic *īnketi, from the variant present stem *h₂ḗnḱ- of Proto-Indo-European *h₂neḱ- (“to reach”). The preterite ·ánaic is from Proto-Celtic *ānonke, from the Proto-Indo-European reduplicated perfect form *h₂eh₂nónḱe, compare Ancient Greek ἤνεγκα (ḗnenka, “I brought”) (aorist of φέρω (phérō)) and Sanskrit आनंश (ānáṃśa, “I have attained”) (perfect of अश्नुते (aśnuté)).
- unattested by itself; takes various preverbs to form verbs
|Old Irish mutation|
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every|
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.