ainder

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *anderā (compare Welsh anner, Cornish annor, Breton annoar, all ‘heifer’).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ainder f

  1. married woman, nonvirgin
  2. virgin, maiden

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ainder unchanged n-ainder
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • ainder” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.