By Andrew Carnie
This e-book provides the 1st entire reference on noun declensions in smooth Irish. while conventional descriptions of noun inflection are notoriously advanced and jam-packed with exceptions and irregularities, this reference advisor offers a scientific and easy characterization of nominal paradigms, which additionally captures very important generalizations in regards to the inflection of nouns. Andrew Carnie proposes ten declension periods rather than the conventional 5 and separates off seven significant varieties of plural formation. He presents absolutely inflected paradigms for 1200 nouns, and a reference record of 10,000 Irish nouns annotated with their new declension classification, their plural style and the shape of the genitive singular and customary case (nominative) plural. The publication additionally contains parallel info at the inflection of adjectives and prepositions.
This particular reference device may be valuable not just to language researchers and authors, yet to academics and scholars of the language, whether or not they are local audio system or beginners.
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Three, (gs. /cp. adhaltraigh), adulterer. adhaltranas, mB1, (gs. adhaltranais), adultery. adhantaı´, mA, s6. five, (gs. , pl. adhantaithe), Wrelighter. 148 10,000 Irish Nouns adharc, fD2, w2. 2, (gs. adhairce, cp. adharca), horn. adharca´n, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. adharca´in), tentacle, antenna. adharta´n, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. adharta´in), cushion, compress. adhascaid, fD1, (gs. adhascaide), nausea. adhastar, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. adhastair), halter. adhlacadh, mVN, s3. eight, (gs. adhlactha, pl. adhlacthaı´), burial, funeral. adhlaco´ir, mD7, s3. 1, (gs. adhlaco´ra, pl. adhlaco´irı´), undertaker. adhmad, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. adhmaid), wooden. adhmado´ireacht, fD6, (gs. adhmado´ireachta), woodwork/carpentry. adhmaint, fD1, s3. 1, (gs. adhmainte, pl. adhmaintı´), magnet. adhmainteas, mB2i, w1. 2i, (gs. /cp. adhmaintis), magnetism. adhmholadh, mVN, (gs. adhmholta), eulogy. adhnua, mA, (gs. ), novelty. adhradh, mVN, (gs. adhartha), worship. adhraitheoir, mD7, s3. 1, (gs. adhraitheora, pl. adhraitheoirı´), worshiper. admha´il, fD7, s5. four, (gs. admha´la, pl. admha´lacha), admission, receipt. ado´ib, fD1, (gs. ado´ibe), adobe. aduaine, fA, (gs. ), strangeness. aduantas, mB1, (gs. aduantais), unusual feeling. ae, mA, s4. four, (gs. , pl. aenna, gp. utilized in convinced phrases), liver. aeiste´itic, fD1, (gs. aeiste´itice), aesthetics. aer, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. aeir), air, track. aeracht, fD6, (gs. aerachta), gaiety. aeradro´m, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. aeradro´im), aerodrome. aera´id, fD1, s3. 1 (gs. aera´ide, pl. aera´idı´), weather. aeraidinimic, fD1, (gs. aeraidinimice), aerodynamics. aera´il, fD7, (gs. aera´la), air flow. aeraı´ocht, fD6, s3. five, (gs. aeraı´ochta, pl. aeraı´ochtaı´), outside leisure. aera´laı´, mA, s6. five, (gs. , pl. aera´laithe), ventilator. aera´rthach, mH1, s3. 7, (gs. aera´rthaigh, pl. aera´rthaı´), plane. aeraso´l, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. aeraso´il), aerosol. aerbhac, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. aerbhaic), air lock. aerbhealach, mH1, w1. three, (gs. /cp. aerbhealaigh), airway. aerbhrat, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. aerbhrait), surroundings. aerfho´rsa, mA, s3. 6, (gs. , pl. aerfho´rsaı´), air strength. aerfort, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. aerfoirt), airport. aerghunna, mA, s3. 6, (gs. , cp. aerghunnaı´), air gun. aeriompar, mB1, (gs. aeriompair), air-transport. aerionad, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. aerionaid), airbase. aerlı´ne, mA, s6. 2, (gs. , pl. aerlı´nte), airline. aerlı´ne´ar, mB2ii, w1. 2ii, (gs. /cp. aerlı´ne´ir), airliner. aerloingseoireacht, fD6, (gs. aerloingseoireachta), aeronautics. aerlong, fD2, w2. 2, (gs. aerloinge, cp. aerlonga), airship. aerluas, mB1, (gs. aerluais), airspeed. aermaı´ocht, fD6, (gs. aermaı´ochta), excitement looking. aermharascal, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. aermharascail), air marshal. aero´g, fD2, w2. 2, (gs. aero´ige, cp. aero´ga), aerial. aero´stach, mH1, w1. three, (gs. /cp. aero´staigh), airhostess. aerpha´irc, fD1, s4. 1, (gs. aerpha´irce, pl. aerpha´irceanna), airWeld. aerphost, mB1, (gs. aerphoist), airmail. aer-ruathar, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. aer-ruathair), air raid. aerspa´s, mB1, s4. 2, (gs. aerspa´is, pl. aerspa´sanna), airspace. aerstiall, fD3ii, s5. three, (gs. aerste´ille, pl. aertiallacha), airstrip. aertho´ir, mD7, s3.