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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish aicned (inherent quality, essence, nature).

NounEdit

aigne f (genitive singular aigne)

  1. (literary) nature, character
  2. mind, disposition
  3. spirit, cheerfulness
  4. intention
  5. (figuratively) strong spirit, stomach

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • "aigne" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 aicned” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish aicned (inherent quality, essence, nature).

NounEdit

aigne f (genitive singular aigne, plural aignean)

  1. mind, temper, disposition
  2. psyche, spirit, affection, thought

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
aigne n-aigne h-aigne t-aigne
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • 1 aicned” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.