aithrí

IrishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish aithrige, from Old Irish aithirge, the verbal noun of ad·eirrig (to improve), from ath- + ar- + Proto-Celtic *regeti (compare at·reig (to rise)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aithrí f (genitive singular aithrí)

  1. penitence, penance, repentance (+ i (for))
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 28:
      ńī ʒau ēn fȧkəx gə nə flȧhəš gon æŕī ə jīnə n-ə xørəxī.
      conventional orthography: Ní ghabhfaidh aon pheacach do na flaithis gan aithrí a dhéanamh ina choireacha.
      No sinner will go to heaven without doing penance for his sins.
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 28:
      mar ə ńīnə myȷ æŕī ə n-r̥ bȧkī, tā myȷ əŕ fad kāĺcə.
      conventional orthography: Mara ndéanfaidh muid aithrí inár bpeacaí, tá muid ar fad caillte.
      Unless we do penance for your sins, we are all lost.

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MutationEdit

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

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