ádh

See also: ADH and -adh

Contents

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish ád.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ádh m ‎(genitive singular áidh)

  1. luck
    Go gcuire Dia an t-ádh ort.
    May God grant you luck.
    Ba mhór an t-ádh nach raibh a fhios aige tada ina thimpeall.
    Fortunately he didn’t know anything about it.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • ádhúil ‎(lucky, fortunate, adjective)
  • mí-ádh m ‎(ill luck, bad luck, misfortune)

Related termsEdit

  • ámharach ‎(lucky, fortunate, adjective)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ádh n-ádh hádh t-ádh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • ád” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “áḋ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 14.
  • "ádh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
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