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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish oíbind (pleasant, agreeable, delightful).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aoibhinn (genitive singular feminine aoibhne, plural aoibhne, comparative aoibhne)

  1. delightful, blissful
    Synonyms: caithiseach, gleoite

Usage notesEdit

Takes the adverbial construction go haoibhinn when used predicatively after a form of :

  • Bhí an trathnóna go haoibhinn.The afternoon was pleasant.

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish oíbind (pleasant, agreeable, delightful).

AdjectiveEdit

aoibhinn (comparative aoibhinne)

  1. pleasant, comely
  2. joyful, glad

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

aoibhinn f

  1. joy

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit