ungae

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin uncia, from ūnus (one).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ungae f (genitive ungae, nominative plural ungai)

  1. ounce

Declension[edit]

Feminine iā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative ungaeL ungaiL ungai
Vocative ungaeL ungaiL ungai
Accusative ungaiN ungaiL ungai
Genitive ungae ungaeL ungaeN
Dative ungaiL ungaib ungaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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