ach

See also: ách, -ach, and ACH

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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French ache, from Latin apium ‎(parsley).

NounEdit

ach ‎(plural achs)

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

AnagramsEdit


ChuukeseEdit

DeterminerEdit

ach

  1. First-person plural inclusive general possessive; our (inclusive)

Related termsEdit



DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ach

  1. oh, expresses compassion, surprise and dismay

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: ag

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German ach, from Old High German ah.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ach

  1. oh: expressing surprise, wonder, amazement, or awe
  2. oh: expressing sorrow
  3. oh: expressing understanding, recognition, or realization
  4. oh: preceding an offhand or annoyed remark
  5. oh: preceding an invocation or address, but rarely a solemn one

Derived termsEdit

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 ‎(plus nominative, triggers no mutation)

  1. except, but

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

ach

  1. but, only, merely

ReferencesEdit

  • "ach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • acht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Middle Low GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

  1. oh (an expression of grievance or displeasure)

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.

ReferencesEdit

  • acht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

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)).

PronunciationEdit

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.
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