See also: Aisling
aisling (plural aislings)
- A kind of Irish poem, developed during the late 17th and 18th centuries, in which Ireland appears to the poet in a vision in the form of a woman, lamenting the state of the Irish people and predicting the revival of their fortunes.
- (West Muskerry, Ring) IPA(key): /ˈaʃlʲɪɲ/
- (West Kerry) IPA(key): /ˈaʃlʲənʲ/
- (Connacht, Ulster) IPA(key): /ˈaʃl̠ʲən̠ʲ/
Declension of aisling
Forms with the definite article
- aisling bhréige f (“false apparition; empty dream”)
- aislingeach (“visionary; dreamy”, adjective)
- aislingeach m (“visionary; day-dreamer”)
- aislingeacht f (“(act of) day-dreaming; dreaminess”)
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- C. Marstrander, E. G. Quin et al., editors (1913–76), “aislinge”, in Dictionary of the Irish Language: Based Mainly on Old and Middle Irish Materials, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, →ISBN
- C. Marstrander, E. G. Quin et al., editors (1913–76), “aislingid”, in Dictionary of the Irish Language: Based Mainly on Old and Middle Irish Materials, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, →ISBN
- “aisling” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 19.
- "aisling" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
- Entries containing “aisling” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
- Entries containing “aisling” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
- “aisling” at the Historical Irish Corpus, 1600–1926 of the Royal Irish Academy.