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eallach

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ellach (goods, property, livestock).

NounEdit

eallach m (genitive eallaigh, nominative plural eallaí)

  1. cattle

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eallach n-eallach heallach t-eallach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ellach (goods, property, livestock).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eallach f, m (genitive eallacha, plural eallachan or eallaichean)

  1. burden, armful, load
  2. trick
  3. battle, charge
  4. bracket
  5. herd
  6. cattle given as tocher or dot

Usage notesEdit

Always masculine in the west of Ross-shire.