See also: firinne and fìrinne

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fírinne, from fír(true) (see fíor).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fírinne f ‎(genitive singular fírinne, nominative plural fírinní)

  1. truth

DeclensionEdit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fírinne fhírinne bhfírinne
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

fírinne f

  1. justice, righteousness
  2. truth

InflectionEdit

Feminine iā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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