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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish aipsint, from Latin absinthium, from Ancient Greek ἀψίνθιον (apsínthion, wormwood).

NounEdit

apsaint f (genitive singular apsainte)

  1. absinthe

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • "apsaint" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • aipsint” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.