Last modified on 28 May 2014, at 13:25

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *mokkus (compare Welsh moch, Cornish mogh, Breton moc'h).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mucc f (ā-stem, genitive muca or muice, nominative plural mucca)

  1. pig, sow
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, Sg. 47b1
      mucc glosses sus
  2. a war engine: a shed to cover sappers

DescendantsEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
mucc mucc
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]