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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish étach (a covering, raiment, clothing, a garment).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

éadach m (genitive singular éadaigh, nominative plural éadaí)

  1. (countable) cloth
    Synonym: anairt
  2. (collective, nautical) sail
  3. (uncountable) clothes, clothing
    Proverb:
    Den duine an t-éadach.Clothes make the man.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • "éadach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • G. Toner, S. Arbuthnot, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, D. Wodtko, editors (1913–76), “1 étach”, in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Dublin: Royal Irish Aacademy, →ISBN
  • Entries containing “éadach” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “éadach” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.