noídiu

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ne-wēd-yon- (unknowing), from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (to see, know).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

noídiu f (genitive noíden, nominative plural noídin)

  1. infant, young child

Inflection[edit]

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

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
noídiu
also nnoídiu after a proclitic
noídiu
pronounced with /n(ʲ)-/
noídiu
also nnoídiu after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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