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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish aithris f (relation; imitation).

NounEdit

aithris f (genitive singular as substantive aithrise, genitive as verbal noun aithriste)

  1. verbal noun of aithris
  2. narration
  3. imitation
  4. mimicry
DeclensionEdit
Verbal noun
Substantive
Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish aithrisid (repeats, tells; imitates, verb), from aithris f.

VerbEdit

aithris (present analytic aithrisíonn, future analytic aithriseoidh, verbal noun aithris, past participle aithriste) or
aithris (present analytic aithriseann, future analytic aithrisfidh, verbal noun aithris, past participle aithriste) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. narrate, recite
  2. imitate
  3. mimic, mock
ConjugationEdit
Alternative conjugation
Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • "aithris" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • aithris” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • aithrisid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “aiṫris” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • “aiṫrisim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish aithris (act of telling, relating; relation, account; act of imitating, copying; imitation; example).

VerbEdit

aithris (past dh'aithris, future aithrisidh, verbal noun aithris, past participle aithriste)

  1. report, relate, recite, allege, repeat
  2. narrate, enunciate, rehearse
  3. quote, tell
  4. imitate

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

aithris f (genitive singular aithrise, plural aithrisean)

  1. verbal noun of aithris
  2. report, allegation, narration, narrative
  3. recitation, rehearsal, recital
  4. report, statement
  5. imitation
  6. tradition, tale

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • aithris” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN