fáinleog

IrishEdit

fáinleog

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ainnel, with the diminutive suffix -óg. The initial f- of Modern Irish comes from a misinterpretation of áinleog as fháinleog in lenition environments.

NounEdit

fáinleog f (genitive fáinleoige, nominative plural fáinleoga)

  1. swallow (bird)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fáinleog fháinleog bhfáinleog
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
Last modified on 18 October 2013, at 16:04