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ainmide

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ainim(m) (soul, life) +‎ -ide (adjectival suffix).

AdjectiveEdit

ainmide

  1. animate (having the breath of life)
  2. animal

InflectionEdit

io/iā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative ainmide ainmide ainmide
Vocative ainmidi
Accusative ainmide ainmidi
Genitive ainmidi ainmide ainmidi
Dative ainmidiu ainmidi ainmidiu
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative ainmidi ainmidi
Vocative ainmidi
ainmidiu*
Accusative ainmidi
ainmidiu*
Genitive ainmide
Dative ainmidib
Notes * when substantivized

NounEdit

ainmide m

  1. living creature, animal, beast

InflectionEdit

Masculine io-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • ainmidech (decorated with figures of animals)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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