ainneart

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ainnert (great strength, violence), from nert (strength, might, power); synchronically, ain- +‎ neart.

NounEdit

ainneart m (genitive singular ainnirt)

  1. overweening strength, violence, oppression

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ainnert (great strength, violence), from nert (strength, might, power); synchronically, ain- +‎ neart.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ainneart m (genitive singular ainneirt, no plural)

  1. violence
  2. oppression

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • ainneart” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “ainnert”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language