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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

aicher

  1. Alternative form of escher

ConjugationEdit


Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin ācer, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱrós, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ-.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aicher

  1. sharp, fierce, (of the wind) bitter
    • 9th century, “Is acher in gaíth in-nocht...”
      IS acher ingáith innocht · fufuasna fairggæ findḟolt
      ni ágor réimm mora minn · dondláechraid lainn ua lothlind.
      Bitter is the wind to-night: it tosses the ocean’s white hair:
      I fear not the coursing of a clear sea by the fierce heroes from Lothlend.

DeclensionEdit

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative aicher aicher aicher
Vocative aichir*
aicher**
Accusative aicher aichir
Genitive aichir aichre aichir
Dative aichiur aichir aichiur
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative aichir aichrea
Vocative aichriu
aichrea
Accusative aichriu
aichrea
Genitive aicher
Dative aichrib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: aichear

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
aicher unchanged n-aicher
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


ScotsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English eere, from Old English æhher, from Proto-Germanic *ahaz (ear (of grain)). Cognate with English ear.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aicher (plural aichers)

  1. ear (of corn)
  2. stalk of corn with ear still on

ReferencesEdit

  • aicher” in Eagle, Andy, editor, The Online Scots Dictionary, 2016.