See also: a.u.b.

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Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *abū, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eb-(water).

Compare Welsh afon.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aub f ‎(genitive abae)

  1. river

DeclensionEdit

Feminine n-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative aub, ab aibneL aibne
Vocative aub, ab aibneL aibneH
Accusative abinnN aibneL aibneH
Genitive abae aibniL aibniN
Dative abinnL aibnib aibnib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
aub unchanged n-aub
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • ab” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.