Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin uncia, from ūnus (one).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ungae f (genitive ungae, nominative plural ungai)

  1. ounce

DeclensionEdit

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

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: uinge

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit