See also: āigē and -aige

IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Irish oco, occo, ocae, occae, aci, aice, from Old Irish occo, occa, ocae, occai.
From ag (to) +‎ é (he).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

aige (emphatic aigesean)

  1. third-person singular masculine of ag: at him, at it m

PrepositionEdit

aige (plus dative, triggers no mutation)

  1. Munster form of ag
Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

aige f (genitive singular aige, nominative plural aigí)

  1. Alternative form of uige (woven fabric, web; thin, transparent, fabric; tissue, gauze; composition, poem)
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

aige m (oblique plural aiges, nominative singular aiges, nominative plural aige)

  1. Alternative form of aage

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish aice, from Old Irish occo. Cognates include Irish aige and Manx echey.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛkʲə/
  • Hyphenation: ai‧ge

PronounEdit

aige

  1. third-person singular masculine of aig at him; at it
    Chan eil fhios aige.He doesn't know. (literally, “Knowledge is not at him.”)

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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