See also: òige and õige

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish óice(youth, youthfulness), from óc(young) (compare modern óg).

NounEdit

óige f ‎(genitive singular óige)

  1. youth, adolescence
  2. young people
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

óige

  1. genitive feminine singular of óg
  2. comparative degree of óg

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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