WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

SuffixEdit

-aint

  1. forming abstract nouns, -ness, -ment
    hen (old) + ‎-aint → ‎henaint (old age)
    dioddef (suffer) + ‎-aint → ‎dioddefaint (suffering, passion)

Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

-aint

  1. forming plural nouns, -s
    gof (blacksmith) + ‎-aint → ‎gofaint (blacksmiths)
    câr (relative) + ‎-aint → ‎ceraint (relatives)
    nai (nephew) + ‎-aint → ‎neiaint (nephews)
    Synonyms: -aid, -au, -ed, -edd, -en, -i, -iaid, -iau, -ion, -od, -oedd, -on, -ydd, -yr, -ys

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “-aint”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies