aird

See also: àird and aird-

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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish aird f ‎(peak, point; point of the compass, quarter, direction).

NounEdit

aird f ‎(genitive singular airde, nominative plural airde)

  1. direction, point (of compass)
    Bíonn an ghaoth a thagas ón aird thoir i gcónaí fúar.
    The wind that comes out of the easterly direction is always cold.
    san aird thoir/thiar/ó thuadh/ó deas‎ ― in the easterly/westerly/northerly/southerly direction
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish aird ‎(heed, attention).

NounEdit

aird f ‎(genitive singular airde)

  1. attention
  2. notice, mention
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

aird

  1. vocative masculine singular of ard
  2. genitive masculine singular of ard
  3. (archaic) dative feminine singular of ard

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

aird m

  1. genitive singular of ard ‎(height, hillock; top, high part)

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • aird” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • aird” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “áird” 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, 18.
  • "aird" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
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