oibleagáid

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin obligātiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): /ˈəibˠləɡədʲ/

Noun[edit]

oibleagáid f (genitive singular oibleagáide, nominative plural oibleagáidí)

  1. obligation
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 3:
      tā mē fȳ wōrān aibləgəȷ ʒic.
      conventional orthography: Tá mé faoi mhórán oibleagáid dhuit.
      I am much obliged to you.
  2. regards, greetings
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 3:
      tōŕ m aibləgəȷ gə də wāhŕ̥!
      conventional orthography: Tabhair m’oibleagáid do do mháthair!
      Give my regards to your mother.
  3. favor (instance of voluntarily assisting someone)
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 3:
      ȷīnī n aibləgəȷ, ə ȷ iər mē, agəs bai mē ān wīx.
      conventional orthography: Déanaidh an oibleagáid a d’iarr mé agus beidh mé an-bhuíoch.
      Do the favor I asked and I will be very grateful.

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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