See also: -inis and in- -is

ChuukeseEdit

NounEdit

inis

  1. body

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish inis, from Proto-Celtic *enistī (standing in (the water)), from Proto-Indo-European *en- (in) + *steh₂- (stand). Cognate with Welsh ynys.

NounEdit

inis f (genitive singular inse, nominative plural insí)

  1. island
    Synonym: oileán
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish in·fét, from in- + Proto-Celtic *wēdeti, from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (know, see)

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

inis (present analytic insíonn, future analytic inseoidh, verbal noun insint, past participle inste)

  1. (transitive) tell, relate
    • 1894 March 1, Peadar Mac Fionnlaoigh, “An rí nach robh le fagháil bháis”, in Irisleabhar na Gaedhilge, volume 1:5, Dublin: Gaelic Union, pages 185–88:
      “An bhfuil sean-sgéal ar bith agat le hinnsint damh?” ar san rí.
      "Have you any story to tell me?" says the king.
ConjugationEdit
  • Alternative present indicative: iniseann

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

inīs

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of ineō

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *enistī (standing in (the water)), from Proto-Indo-European *en- (in) + *steh₂- (stand). Cognate with Welsh ynys.

NounEdit

inis f (genitive inse, nominative plural insi)

  1. island

Usage notesEdit

Despite its ī-stem inflection, the nominative singular of inis and its descendants almost never causes the lenition of a following word.

DeclensionEdit
Feminine ī-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative inisL inisL insiH
Vocative inisL inisL insiH
Accusative insiN inisL insiH
Genitive inseH inseL inseN
Dative insiL insib insib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Irish: inis

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

NounEdit

inis

  1. irritation, vexation, annoyance
    Synonyms: asar, urat

See alsoEdit