See also: àgh, ágh, and -agh

EnglishEdit

InterjectionEdit

agh

  1. An exclamation of mild horror, disgust or frustration

AnagramsEdit


CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agh f (plural ahow)

  1. race, ethnicity
    Synonym: hil

InterjectionEdit

agh!

  1. oh!
  2. fie!
    Synonym: fi!

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ag (bullock, cow, ox).

NounEdit

agh f or m (genitive singular aighe, nominative plural agha)

  1. (literary) cow, ox

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


ManxEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

ConjunctionEdit

agh

  1. but
    By vie lhiam cur da'n chayt ayd agh cha bloys dou.
    I'd like to lash your cat but I dare not.
  2. albeit
  3. only
    Cha daink eh agh dy akin cre va goll.
    He only came to see what was doing.
  4. less
  5. except

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish ech, from Proto-Celtic *ekʷos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos (horse).

NounEdit

agh m (genitive singular agh, plural aghyn)

  1. steed
  2. riding horse

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

InterjectionEdit

agh

  1. ugh (to express disgust)

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ag (bullock, cow, ox).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

agh f (genitive singular aighe, plural aighean)

  1. heifer, young cow
    agh thrì bliadhna a dh'aoisa heifer three years old
    reamhar mar aghfat as a heifer
    luaithre aighethe ashes of a heifer
    Oidhche Fhéill Eoin theirearaigheanris na gamhnaon St. John's Eve the stirks are called heifers.
  2. hind, fawn
    air tòir nan agh ciarin pursuit of the dusky fawns
  3. (rare) ox, bull, cow

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • agh” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “ag”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language