mallacht

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish maldacht, mallacht, from Latin maledictiō (curse, condemnation, slander). Compare beannacht (blessing, greeting), from Old Irish bennacht, from Latin benedictiō.

NounEdit

mallacht f (genitive mallachta, nominative plural mallachtaí)

  1. curse

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mallacht mhallacht unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • maldacht

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin maledictiō ("curse, condemnation, slander").

NounEdit

mallacht f, m

  1. curse, malediction

Derived termsEdit

  • mallachtach
  • mallachtaid

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: mallacht
  • Manx: mollaght
  • Scottish Gaelic: mallachd

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
mallacht mallacht
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 20:41