Irish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish Apréil, possibly influenced in part by braon (drop(s) (of rain)), borrowed from Latin Aprīlis.[2]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

Aibreán m (genitive singular Aibreáin, nominative plural Aibreáin)

  1. April (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar)

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Aibreán nAibreán hAibreán tAibreán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Aibreán”, in Historical Irish Corpus, 1600–1926, Royal Irish Academy
  2. ^ G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “Apréil”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  3. ^ Dillon, Myles; Ó Cróinín, Donncha (1961) Teach Yourself Irish, Sevenoaks, Kent: Hodder and Stoughton, →ISBN, page 212
  4. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899) Die araner mundart (in German), volume II, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, page 3
  5. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 36

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