Irish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish taitnemach.[2] By surface analysis, taitneamh +‎ -ach.

Adjective edit

taitneamhach (genitive singular masculine taitneamhaigh, genitive singular feminine taitneamhaí, plural taitneamhacha, comparative taitneamhaí)

  1. pleasing, agreeable, pleasant, enjoyable, delightful
  2. likable, congenial, endearing
  3. appealing, taking (alluring, attractive)
  4. bright, resplendent
    Synonym: geal

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
taitneamhach thaitneamhach dtaitneamhach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  1. ^ taitneamhach”, in Historical Irish Corpus, 1600–1926, Royal Irish Academy
  2. ^ Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “taitnemach, taithnemach”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Further reading edit