Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit


From oín ‎(one), from Proto-Celtic *oino-, 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).

Proper nounEdit

Oíngus m ‎(genitive Oíngusa)

  1. (Irish mythology) The Gaelic god of love, youth, and poetic inspiration, son of the Dagdae and Boann of the Túatha Dé Danann.
  2. A male given name, corresponding to Angus.