IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish ocainn, acainn, ocaind, from Old Irish ocunn.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

againn (emphatic againne)

  1. first-person plural of ag: at us

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1938) Description d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, page 94
  2. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 298.
  3. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 44

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish ocainn, from Old Irish ocunn. Cognates include Irish againn and Manx ain.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈakɪɲ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧gainn

PronounEdit

againn

  1. first-person plural of aig: at us
    Tha bàta againn.We have a boat. (literally, “A boat is at us.”)

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

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