See also: runde, Runde, and rundę

Old Irish edit

Etymology edit

From rún +‎ -de.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit


  1. mysterious, mystical
    • 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. 2c10
      ní dunaib hí fo·daimet a n‑imdibe colnide tantum mani comolnatar a n‑imdibe rúnde uitiorum
      not to those who suffer the carnal circumcision only unless they fulfill the mystical circumcision of vices

Declension edit

Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative rúnde rúnde rúnde
Vocative rúndai
Accusative rúnde rúndai
Genitive rúndai rúnde rúndai
Dative rúndu rúndai rúndu
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative rúndai rúndai
Vocative rúndai
Accusative rúndai
Genitive rúnde
Dative rúndaib
Notes * when substantivized

Descendants edit

  • Irish: rúnda

Mutation edit

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

Further reading edit