Old Irish edit

Etymology edit

From aith- (re-) +‎ gainithir (to be born).

Verb edit

ad·gainethar (prototonic ·aithgainethar, verbal noun aithgin)

  1. to be reborn
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, 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. 66b6
      .i. babtismi .i. ad·gainemmar ni hi Críst
      i.e. of the baptism; i.e. we are born again in Christ. (glossing Latin regenerationis)
  2. (law) to restitute

Inflection edit

Mutation edit

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

Further reading edit