áille

See also: aille

Contents

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • áilne (obsolete spelling; both noun and adjective)

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

áille f ‎(genitive singular áille)

  1. beauty

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • álainn ‎(beautiful, adjective)

AdjectiveEdit

áille

  1. inflection of álainn:
    1. genitive singular feminine
    2. nominative and vocative and dative plural
    3. strong genitive plural
  2. comparative degree of álainn

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • "áille" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • áille” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
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