AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish ارغاد(ırgat), itself from Ancient Greek ἐργάτης (ergátēs).

NounEdit

argat m

  1. manual laborer

AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish ارغاد(ırgat), from Ancient Greek ἐργάτης (ergátēs).

NounEdit

argat m (plural argats, feminine equivalent argatã)

  1. worker, daily worker, laborer

SynonymsEdit


Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *argantom (silver), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erǵ- (to shine). Cognate with Latin argentum and Old Armenian արծաթ (arcatʿ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

argat n (genitive argait, no plural)

  1. money
  2. silver

InflectionEdit

Neuter o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative argatN
Vocative argatN
Accusative argatN
Genitive argaitL
Dative argutL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: airgead
  • Manx: argid
  • Scottish Gaelic: airgead

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
argat unchanged n-argat
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish ارغاد(ırgat), itself from Ancient Greek ἐργάτης (ergátēs).

NounEdit

argat m (plural argați)

  1. ploughboy

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish ارغاد(ırgat), from Ancient Greek ἐργάτης (ergátēs).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ǎrɡat/
  • Hyphenation: ar‧gat

NounEdit

àrgat m (Cyrillic spelling а̀ргат)

  1. (historical, Ottoman empire) laborer
  2. (historical, Ottoman empire) peasant
  3. (figuratively, expressively) hard worker