From aoine (“fasting”), from the traditional Roman Catholic practice of fasting and abstaining from meat on Fridays.
Aoine f (genitive singular Aoine, nominative plural Aointe)
Declension of Aoine
Forms with the definite article
- Dé hAoine (“on Friday”)
|Radical||Eclipsis||with h-prothesis||with t-prothesis|
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
- “Aoine” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
- "Aoine" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.