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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Capitalized form of día (a god).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Día m (genitive )

  1. (Christianity) God
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 13b15
      Is gúḟorcell do·beram do Día amal ṡodin.
      It is false testimony that we give to God in that case.
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 51b12
      ní ind fessin eirbthi, ⁊ nách dó du·aisilbi na nní do·gní, acht is do Día
      it is not in himself that he trusts, and it is not to himself that he ascribes whatever he does, but it is to God
DeclensionEdit
Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative Día
Vocative
Accusative DíaN
Genitive L
Dative DíaL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
Día Día
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
nDía
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.