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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish aiste (characteristic, special quality, peculiarity; metre), possibly from Latin essentia (essence, being).

NounEdit

aiste f or m (genitive singular aiste, nominative plural aistí)

  1. quirk, peculiarity
  2. knack; odd talent
  3. manner, way
  4. state, condition
  5. (literary) essay, composition
  6. (poetry) metre, scansion
  7. pattern, scheme
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

aiste (emphatic aistese)

  1. Alternative form of aisti

MutationEdit

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

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Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish aiste (characteristic, special quality, peculiarity; metre), possibly from Latin essentia (essence, being).

NounEdit

aiste f

  1. poem
  2. ingenuity

MutationEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Irish eiste, from Old Irish essi.

PronounEdit

aiste

  1. third-person singular feminine of à: from her, from it f
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit