IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • aird- (used before slender consonants and vowels)

EtymologyEdit

From ard (high).

PrefixEdit

ard-

  1. high
  2. arch-, chief
  3. excellent, noble
  4. advanced

Usage notesEdit

Lenites b, c, f, g, m, p.

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • "ard-" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “ard-” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

ManxEdit

PrefixEdit

ard-

  1. high
  2. arch-, chief
  3. excellent, noble
  4. advanced

Derived termsEdit