See also: aille, aillé, and -aille

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • áilne (obsolete spelling; both noun and adjective)

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish áilde, áilne, áille (beauty), from álaind (beautiful) (modern álainn).

NounEdit

áille f (genitive singular áille)

  1. beauty
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit
  • álainn (beautiful, adjective)

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

áille

  1. inflection of álainn (beautiful):
    1. genitive singular feminine
    2. nominative/vocative/dative/strong genitive plural
    3. comparative degree

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • Entries containing “áille” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “áille” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

ReferencesEdit