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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish áes.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aois f (genitive singular aoise, nominative plural aoiseanna)

  1. age (of person)
    Cá haois é? Cén aois é?How old is he? (lit. What age is he?)
    Cárbh aois é?How old was he? (lit. What age was he?)
  2. period of expectation of life
  3. old age
  4. period, era, age (historical period)
    meán aoiseannaMiddle Ages
  5. century
    Bhí sé ag tús na 18ú haoiseIt was at the beginning of the 18th century

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish áes.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aois f (genitive singular aoise, plural aoisean)

  1. age

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit