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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish sláinte.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sláinte f (genitive singular sláinte, nominative plural sláintí)

  1. health
    Sláinte chuig na fir agus go maire na mná go deo!
    Health to the men and may the women live forever!
    Is fearr an tsláinte ná na táinte.
    Health is better than wealth.
  2. healthcare
  3. toast (drink)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

sláinte

  1. cheers
    Synonym: sláinte is táinte

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sláinte shláinte
after an, tsláinte
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 316 (page 153).
  2. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1975, The Irish of Cois Fhairrge, Co. Galway: A Phonetic Study, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 373.
  3. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1975, The Irish of Cois Fhairrge, Co. Galway: A Phonetic Study, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 604.

Further readingEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From slán.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsl͈aːn͈ʲtʲə/

NounEdit

sláinte f

  1. health (freedom from illness)
  2. (Christianity) salvation
  3. (law) exemption, freedom from liability

InflectionEdit

Feminine iā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit