Ilargia

See also: ilargia

BasqueEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Basque *(h)iLe (moon, month) +‎ argi (light).[1] The analysis as hil (dead) +‎ argi (light), literally light of the dead is a folk etymology.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /iʎarɡia/, [i.ʎar.ɣ̞i.a]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /ilarɡia/, [i.lar.ɣ̞i.a]

Proper nounEdit

Ilargia inan

  1. the Moon

DeclensionEdit

Declension of Ilargia (inanimate with article, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive Ilargi Ilargia
ergative Ilargiak
dative Ilargiari
genitive Ilargiaren
comitative Ilargiarekin
causative Ilargiarengatik
benefactive Ilargiarentzat
instrumental Ilargiaz
inessive Ilargian
locative Ilargiko
allative Ilargira
terminative Ilargiraino
directive Ilargirantz
destinative Ilargirako
ablative Ilargitik
partitive Ilargirik
prolative Ilargitzat

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ *iLe” in Etymological Dictionary of Basque by R. L. Trask, sussex.ac.uk

Further readingEdit

  • Ilargia” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus