sláinte

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sláinte.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sláinte f (genitive singular sláinte, nominative plural sláintí)

  1. health
    Sláinte chuig na fir agus go maire na mná go deo!
    Health to the men and may the women live forever!
    Is fearr an tsláinte ná na táinte.
    Health is better than wealth.
  2. healthcare
  3. toast (drink)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

sláinte

  1. cheers
    Synonym: sláinte is táinte

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sláinte shláinte
after an, tsláinte
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 316 (page 153).
  2. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1975, The Irish of Cois Fhairrge, Co. Galway: A Phonetic Study, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 373.
  3. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1975, The Irish of Cois Fhairrge, Co. Galway: A Phonetic Study, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 604.

Further reading[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From slán.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsl͈aːn͈ʲtʲə/

Noun[edit]

sláinte f

  1. health (freedom from illness)
  2. (Christianity) salvation
  3. (law) exemption, freedom from liability

Inflection[edit]

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

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: sláinte
  • Manx: slaynt
  • Scottish Gaelic: slàinte

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
sláinte ṡláinte unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]