meánaosta

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From meánaois (middle age) +‎ -ta (adjectival suffix) or meán- (middle) +‎ aosta (aged, old).

Adjective[edit]

meánaosta

  1. middle-aged

Synonyms[edit]

  • bunaosta (fairly old; middle-aged)

Related terms[edit]

  • anaosta (youthful, adjective)
  • breacaosta (fairly old, adjective)
  • bunbhean f (middle-aged woman)
  • bunfhear m (middle-aged man)
  • cianaosta (long-lived, very old; pristine, primeval, adjective)
  • cnagaosta (advanced in years, elderly, adjective)
  • comhaosta (of the same age; contemporary, coeval, adjective)
  • críonaosta (old and withered, adjective)
  • foraosta (very old, adjective)
  • lánaosta (of full age; rather old, adjective)
  • scothaosta (fairly old, elderly, adjective)
  • tonnaosta (getting on in years, adjective)
  • tromaosta (of advanced age, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meánaosta mheánaosta not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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