Last modified on 27 August 2013, at 15:11

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

abīs

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of abeō

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin abyssus, from Ancient Greek ἄβυσσος (ábussos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abis (feminine in the later language, but gender is unclear in Old Irish; possibly masculine as in Latin)

  1. abyss
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, Ml. 55d11
      Ataat mesai Dǽ nephchomthetarrachti amal abis ⁊ amal fudumain.
      There are judgments of God incomprehensible like an abyss and like a depth.

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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