rocluinethar

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸro- + *klinuti, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱl̥néwti (compare Sanskrit शृणोति (śṛṇoti, hears)) from *ḱlew- (to hear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ro·cluinethar (prototonic ·cluinethar, verbal noun clúas)

  1. to hear
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 12c22
      Ro·cluinethar cách in fogur et níɔ·fitir cid as·beir.
      Everyone hears the sound and doesn't know what he says.
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 112b13
      Is demniu liunn a n-ad·chiam húa súlib ol·daas an ro·chluinemmar húa chlúasaib.
      What we see with (lit. from) the eyes is more certain to us than what we hear with (lit. from) the ears.

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ro·cluinethar ro·chluinethar ro·cluinethar
pronounced with /-ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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