aincheist

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ain- (bad) +‎ ceist (question).

NounEdit

aincheist f (genitive singular aincheiste, nominative plural aincheisteanna)

  1. dilemma

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
aincheist n-aincheist haincheist 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 ain- +‎ ceist.

NounEdit

aincheist f (genitive singular aincheiste, plural aincheistean)

  1. danger, jeopardy, dilemma
  2. perplexity, doubt
  3. puzzle, riddle

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • aincheist” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.