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ach

See also: ách, -ach, and ACH

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French ache, from Latin apium (parsley).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ach (plural achs)

  1. (obsolete) A name given to several species of plants; as, smallage, wild celery, parsley.

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ach

  1. oh, expresses compassion, surprise and dismay

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: ag

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ach

  1. oh: expressing of surprise
  2. oh: expressing wonder, amazement, or awe
  3. oh: expressing understanding, recognition, or realization
  4. oh: preceding an offhand or annoyed remark
  5. oh: an invocation or address

External linksEdit

  • ach in Duden online

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish acht (but, except), from Proto-Celtic *ektos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰs.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ach

  1. but

PrepositionEdit

ach

  1. except, but

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

ach

  1. but, only, merely

North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian acht. Compare West Frisian acht.

NumeralEdit

ach

  1. (Heligoland) eight

Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish acht (but, except), from Proto-Celtic *ektos, from Proto-Indo-European *eghs.

ConjunctionEdit

ach

  1. but
    thèid mise ach cha tèid thusa - I'll go but you won't [go]
  2. except, only
    cha robh ann ach trì daoine - there were only three people (literally "there was not there but/except for three people")

Etymology 2Edit

Shortened form of feuch.

ConjunctionEdit

ach

  1. so that
    dh'aontaich e ach am biodh adhartas air choireigin ann - he agreed so that there would be some progress

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *akkā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekkeh₂ (compare Latin Acca Larentia, a Roman goddess, Ancient Greek Ἀκκώ (Akkṓ) ‘nurse of Demeter’, Sanskrit अक्का (akkā) ‘mother’).

NounEdit

ach f (plural achau or achoedd)

  1. kinship
  2. pedigree, ancestry
  3. (plural) lineage
  4. (plural) genealogy, family roots

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
ach unchanged unchanged hach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.