adharcach

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish adarcach; synchronically adharc (horn) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix). The sense ‘sexually aroused’ is a semantic loan from English horny.

AdjectiveEdit

adharcach (genitive singular masculine adharcaigh, genitive singular feminine adharcaí, plural adharcacha, comparative adharcaí)

  1. horned, horny
  2. horny (sexually aroused)

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MutationEdit

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

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish adarcach, from adarc (horn); synchronically, adharc (horn) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).

AdjectiveEdit

adharcach (genitive singular masculine adharcaich, genitive singular feminine adharcaiche, comparative adharcaiche)

  1. horned, horny
  2. (heraldry) attired

DeclensionEdit

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative adharcach adharcach adharcach
Vocative adharcaich adharcach adharcach
Genitive adharcaich adharcaiche adharcach
Dative adharcach adharcaich adharcach

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit