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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ingantach (wonderful, remarkable, strange; amazed, wonder-struck), from ingnad (compare modern ionadh).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

iontach (genitive singular masculine iontaigh, genitive singular feminine iontaí, plural iontacha, comparative iontaí)

  1. wonderful (excellent, extremely impressive); surprising, strange
    Tá an t-amhrán seo go hiontach.
    This song is wonderful.

Usage notesEdit

Takes the adverbial construction go hiontach when used predicatively after a form of .

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

AdverbEdit

iontach

  1. (Ulster) very, extremely

MutationEdit

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

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