IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish ocaib, occaib, acaib, from oc, ac, ic.
From ag (to) +‎ sibh ("you" [plural]).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

agaibh (emphatic agaibhse)

  1. second-person plural of ag
    Slán agaibh!Goodbye! (spoken by a person departing to two or more people who are remaining)

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish occaib. Cognates include Irish agaibh and Manx eu.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈakɪv/
  • Hyphenation: a‧gaibh

PronounEdit

agaibh

  1. second-person plural of aig: at you
    A bheil piuthar agaibh?Do you have a sister? (literally, “Is a sister at you?”)

InflectionEdit

Personal inflection of aig
Number Person Simple Emphatic
Singular 1st agam agamsa
2nd agad agadsa
3rd m aige aigesan
3rd f aice aicese
Plural 1st againn againne
2nd agaibh agaibhse
3rd aca acasan