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See also: og, OG, and òg

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish óc (compare Scottish Gaelic òg), from Proto-Celtic *yowankos (compare Welsh ieuanc), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yuh₁n̥ḱós (compare English young).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

óg (genitive singular masculine óig, genitive singular feminine óige, plural óga, comparative óige)

  1. young
  2. junior, minor
  3. new, fresh, early

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

óg m (genitive singular óig, nominative plural óga)

  1. young person, youth
  2. (of animals) young

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

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