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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish aimser (compare Manx emshir), from Proto-Celtic *amsterā (time, moment) (compare Welsh amser).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aimsir f (genitive singular aimsire, nominative plural aimsirí)

  1. (uncountable) weather
    Synonyms: síon
  2. (uncountable) time
    Is maith an scéalaí an aimsir.
    Time is a good storyteller.
  3. (countable) time of year, season
  4. (countable) period of service
  5. (countable) period of gestation
  6. (countable, grammar) tense
    comhleanúint na n-aimsirísequence of tenses

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish aimser f, from Proto-Celtic *amsterā (time, moment) (compare Welsh amser).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.mɛ.ʃɪɾʲ/, /ˈɛ.mi.ʃɪɾʲ/

NounEdit

aimsir f (genitive singular aimsir or aimsire, plural aimsirean)

  1. time, epoch, season
    an aimsir a chaidhthe past (lit. time that went)
    an t-seann aimsirold time(s)
    an aimsir seothese times
  2. weather, climate
    Tha droch aimsir ann an-diugh.The weather is bad today. (lit. There is bad weather there today.)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
aimsir n-aimsir h-aimsir t-aimsir
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 0 901771 92 9
  • aimser” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.