Visit the forum if you have a language query!

aon

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
I adore him… I have never been so happy. I have real love.
Princess of Wales Diana
Jump to: navigation, search
See also Äon

Breton

Noun

aon m.

  1. fear

Irish

Pronunciation

Etymology

Old Irish óen < Proto-Celtic *oino- (cf. Welsh un) < Proto-Indo-European *oino- (cf. Latin unus, Old English ān)

Numeral

aon

  1. (cardinal) one

Usage notes

This form is used independently, not before a noun it modifies. (When modifying a noun directly, it means "any"; see following section.) It is always preceded by the particle a, which mutates it to haon.

  • a haon, a , a trí – "one, two, three"
  • bus a haon – "bus number one"
  • a haon a chlog – "one o'clock"

Related terms

Derived terms

Adjective

aon

  1. any

Usage notes

Precedes the noun it modifies. Triggers lenition of the consonants b, c, f, g, m, p.

  • aon bhád – "any boat"
Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h prefix with t- prefix
aon n-aon haon t-aon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic

Pronunciation

Etymology

Old Irish óen < Proto-Celtic *oinos (cf. Welsh un) < Proto-Indo-European *oinos (cf. Latin unus, Old English ān)

Numeral

aon

  1. (cardinal) one

Adjective

aon

  1. any

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE