Aonghas

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish Aengus, Oengus, from Old Irish Oíngus, from oín (one), from Proto-Celtic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos (single, one). The etymology of the second element is disputed; most likely it is gus (strength, vigour), from Proto-Celtic *gustus, or it may be from Proto-Celtic *gus- (choose).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Aonghas m (genitive Aonghasa)

  1. A male given name from Old Irish, equivalent to English Angus

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Aonghas nAonghas hAonghas not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish Aengus, Oengus, from Old Irish Oíngus, from oín (one), from Proto-Celtic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos (single, one). The etymology of the second element is disputed; most likely it is gus (strength, vigour), from Proto-Celtic *gustu-, or it may be from Proto-Celtic *gus- (choose), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵews- (to choose).

Proper nounEdit

Aonghas m

  1. A male given name from Old Irish, equivalent to English Angus

Further readingEdit