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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ard- +‎ nós.

NounEdit

ardnós m (genitive singular ardnóis, nominative plural ardnósanna)

  1. grandeur, hauteur; formality, snobbery, starch

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • ardnósach (grand, pompous; formal; highbrow, adjective)

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • "ardnós" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • hauteur” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • snobbery” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.