acrach

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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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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 t-acrach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish occorach

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

acrach ‎(genitive singular feminine acraiche, comparative acraiche)

  1. hungry
Usage notesEdit
  • Usually used attributively. The usual predicative form is created using acras:
    daoine acrach‎ ― hungry people
    tha an t-acras orra‎ ― they are hungry (literally "[there] is the hunger on them")
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

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

acrach f

  1. genitive singular of acair ‎(anchor)

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