See also: aigéanta

Irish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Irish aicenta, from Old Irish aicnetae (natural, spirited, courageous).

Adjective edit


  1. (literary) natural
  2. spirited, cheerful

Derived terms edit

  • aigeantacht f (spiritedness, cheerfulness)
  • móraigeanta (magnanimous; high-spirited, vivacious, adjective)

Mutation edit

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

Further reading edit