Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish inga (compare Manx ingin), from Proto-Celtic *angʷīnā (compare Welsh ewin, Breton ivin), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃n̥gʷʰi-, from *h₃nṓgʰs (nail) (compare Latin unguis, English nail, Ancient Greek ὄνυξ (ónux), Russian но́готь (nógotʹ)).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ionga f (genitive singular iongan, nominative plural ingne)

  1. nail; claw, talon
  2. hoof
  3. clove (of garlic, etc.)

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

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

Further reading edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish inga (compare Manx ingin), from Proto-Celtic *angʷīnā (compare Welsh ewin, Breton ivin), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃n̥gʷʰi-, from *h₃nṓgʰs (nail) (compare Latin unguis, English nail, Ancient Greek ὄνυξ (ónux), Russian но́готь (nógotʹ)).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ionga f (genitive singular ingne, plural ìngnean or ionganan or ìnean)

  1. nail; claw, talon
  2. hoof
  3. cloven hoof

Mutation edit

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

Further reading edit