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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From acra (tool, implement; service, convenience) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix)

AdjectiveEdit

acrach (genitive singular masculine acraigh, genitive singular feminine acraí, plural acracha, comparative acraí)

  1. handy, useful; convenient

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish occorach

AdjectiveEdit

acrach (genitive singular feminine acraiche, comparative acraiche)

  1. hungry
Usage notesEdit
  • Usually used attributively. The usual predicative form is created using acras:
    daoine acrachhungry people
    tha an t-acras orrathey are hungry (literally "[there] is the hunger on them")
Alternative formsEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • mion-acrach (hungry, voracious, ravenous; having a false appetite; eating but little at a time, as an invalid)

NounEdit

acrach m

  1. hungry person
Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

acrach f

  1. genitive singular of acair (anchor)

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit