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molaidir

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Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *molātor.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

molaidir (conjunct ·molathar, verbal noun molad)

  1. to praise
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 14c18:
      hóre nondob·molor-sa et nom·moídim indibbecause I praise you and boast of you

ConjugationEdit

* Active (rather than deponent) form

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
molaidir
also mmolaidir after a proclitic
molaidir
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
molaidir
also mmolaidir after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

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