Irish Nouns: A Reference Guide (Oxford Linguistics)

By Andrew Carnie

This e-book provides the 1st complete reference on noun declensions in glossy Irish. while conventional descriptions of noun inflection are notoriously complicated and choked with exceptions and irregularities, this reference advisor offers a scientific and simple characterization of nominal paradigms, which additionally captures very important generalizations in regards to the inflection of nouns. Andrew Carnie proposes ten declension sessions rather than the conventional 5 and separates off seven significant forms of plural formation. He presents absolutely inflected paradigms for 1200 nouns, and a reference checklist of 10,000 Irish nouns annotated with their new declension classification, their plural kind and the shape of the genitive singular and customary case (nominative) plural. The e-book additionally contains parallel details at the inflection of adjectives and prepositions.

This targeted reference device might be worthy 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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1, (gs. /cp. budraga´ir), budgerigar. buı´a´n, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. buı´a´in), goldWnch. buice´ad, mB2ii, w1. 2ii, (gs. /cp. buice´id), bucket. buide´al, mB2ii, w1. 2ii, (gs. /cp. buide´il), bottle. buile, fA, (gs. ), insanity. builı´n, mA, s3. 1, (gs. , pl. builı´nı´), loaf. buille, mA, s3. four, (gs. , pl. buillı´), blow. buillean, mB2i, (gs. buillin), bullion. buime, fA, s3. four, (gs. , pl. buimı´), foster mom, nurse. buimpe´is, fD1, s3. 1, (gs. buimpe´ise, pl. buimpe´isı´), dancing-shoe. buinnea´n, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. buinnea´in), bunion, sapling.

Cuara´in), sandal. cuardach, mH1, w1. three, (gs. /cp. cuardaigh), seek. cuardaitheoir, mD7, s3. 1, (gs. cuardaitheora, pl. cuardaitheoirı´), searcher. cuartaı´ocht, fD6, (gs. cuartaı´ochta), traveling, tourism. cuas, mB1, w2. 2, (gs. cuais, cp. cuasa), hollow space, recess. cuasno´g, fD2, w2. 2, (gs. cuasno´ige, cp. cuasno´ga), fortunate Wnd, bees’ nest. cu´b, fD2, w2. 2, (gs. cu´ibe, cp. cu´ba), coop, bend. cu´bla´il, fD7, s5. four, (gs. cu´bla´la, pl. cu´bla´lacha), manipulation. cu´bla´laı´, mA, s6. five, (gs. , pl. cu´bla´laithe), wrangler.

Gs. brachta), fermentation. bracha´n, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. bracha´in), porridge. bradaı´, mA, s6. five, (gs. , pl. bradaithe), pilferer. bradaı´l, fD8iv, (gs. bradaı´ola), thieving. bra´da´n, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. bra´da´in), drizzle. brada´n, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. brada´in), salmon. bra´id, fC, s2. 1, (gs. bra´d, pl. bra´ide), throat, subsequent. bra´idı´n, mA, s3. 1, (gs. , pl. bra´idı´nı´), child’s bib. braighdeanach, mH1, w1. three, (gs. /cp. braighdeanaigh), captive. braighdeanas, mB1, (braighdeanais), captivity. braille, mA, (gs. ), braille.

1, cart an trucail na trucailı´ na trucaile na dtrucailı´ (a thrucail) (a thrucailı´) an trucail na trucailı´ tor–uair tua, fA, s4. four, awl an tua na tuanna na tua na dtuanna (a thua) (a thuanna) an tua na tuanna tuirse, fA, fatigue an tuirse na tuirse (a thuirse) an tuirse tua´ille, mA, s3. four, towel an tua´ille na tua´illı´ an tua´ille na dtua´illı´ (a thua´ille) (a thua´illı´) an tua´ille na tua´illı´ turas, m B1, w1. 1, trip an turas na turais an turais na dturas (a thurais) (a thurasa) an turas na turais tuaiplis, f D1, s3.

Ce´atada´in), percent. ceathair, mA, s4. 1, (gs. , pl. ceathaireanna), 4. ceathairchosach, mH1, w1. three, (gs. /cp. ceathairchosaigh), quadruped. ceathaire´ad, mB2ii, w1. 2ii, (gs. /cp. ceathaire´id), quartet. ceathairuilleog, fD2, w2. 2, (gs. ceathairuilleoige, cp. cearthairuilleoga), quadrangle. ceathramha´n, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. ceathramha´in), quadrant. ceathrar, mB1, w1. 1, (gs. /cp. ceathrair), 4 humans. ceathru´, fF, s2. four, (gs. ceathru´n, ceathru´na), zone. ceathru´nach, mH1, w1. three, (gs. /cp. ceathru´naigh), quartermaster.

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