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Uachtarán

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Irish

Proper nounEdit

Uachtarán

  1. Title of a person who holds the office of President of Ireland.
  2. The head of state of Ireland; the Irish president.

Usage notesEdit

  • As a title, the word should always be capitalised.
  • As a term for the political office, the word is sometimes found in lower case.

See alsoEdit


IrishEdit

NounEdit

Uachtarán m (genitive Uachtaráin, nominative plural Uachtaráin)

  1. President (used as a title for the head of state of a republic)

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

Without further specification, an tUachtarán is usually interpreted to mean the President of Ireland, but the title applies to other presidents as well, e.g. an tUachtarán Obama, an tUachtarán Hollande, etc.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Uachtarán nUachtarán hUachtarán tUachtarán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.