rofinnadar

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ro- +‎ finnadar, from Proto-Celtic *wind- (compare Welsh gwn ‎(I know)), from *wi-n-d- (compare Sanskrit विन्दति ‎(vindati, finds)), from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- ‎(see, know).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /r͈oˈfʲin͈aðar/

Verb[edit]

ro·finnadar ‎(prototonic ·finnadar, verbal noun fiuss)

  1. to find out, discover
  2. (in perfect) to know

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • ro·finnadar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.