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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish aicce f (nearness, proximity; fosterage).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aice f (genitive singular aice, nominative plural aicí)

  1. nearness, proximity (used only in the phrases listed under Derived terms)
  2. habitat, hole (of a lobster or crab)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

aice (emphatic aicese)

  1. Alternative form of aici

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
aice n-aice haice not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • “aice” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 9.
  • "aice" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • aicce” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronounEdit

aice f (emphatic aicese)

  1. third-person singular feminine of aig (at her, at it f)
    Tha dà nighean aice.
    She has two daughters. (Two daughters are at her.)

See alsoEdit