See also: ADH and -adh

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish ád.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ádh m ‎(genitive singular áidh)

  1. luck
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 14:
      gə giŕə ȷiə n t-ā ərt.
      conventional orthography: Go gcuire Dia an t-ádh ort.
      May God grant you luck.
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 14:
      bə mōr n̥ t-ā (bə wōr n̥ t-ā), n̄ax rau s eǵə tȧdə n-ə himpl̥̄.
      conventional orthography: Ba mór an t-ádh (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.
  • "ádh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.