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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈamʲʃəɾʲ/
  • (Aran) IPA(key): /ˈæmʲʃəɾʲ/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /ˈæːmʲʃəɾʲ/

NounEdit

aimsir f ‎(genitive singular aimsire, nominative plural aimsirí)

  1. (uncountable) weather
  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-aimsirí‎ ― sequence of tenses

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MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • aimser” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “aimsear” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 23.
  • "aimsir" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. time, epoch, season
    an aimsir a chaidh‎ ― the past (lit. time that went)
    an t-seann aimsir‎ ― old time(s)
    an aimsir seo‎ ― these times
  2. weather, climate
    Tha droch aimsir ann an-diugh.‎ ― The weather is bad today. (lit. There is bad weather there today.)

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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

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