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bachlach

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Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From bachall +‎ -ach.

NounEdit

bachlach m

  1. labourer, serf, bondman
  2. clown, churl
InflectionEdit
Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative bachlach bachlachL bachlaigL
Vocative bachlaig bachlachL bachlachu
Accusative bachlachN bachlachL bachlachu
Genitive bachlaigL bachlach bachlachN
Dative bachluchL bachlachaib bachlachaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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AdjectiveEdit

bachlach

  1. curling
InflectionEdit
o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative bachlach bachlach bachlach
Vocative bachlaig*
bachlach**
Accusative bachlach bachlaig
Genitive bachlaig bachlaige bachlaig
Dative bachluch bachlaig bachluch
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative bachlaig bachlacha
Vocative bachlachu
bachlacha
Accusative bachlachu
bachlacha
Genitive bachlach
Dative bachlachaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
bachlach bachlach
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbachlach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • 1 bachlach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 bachlach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.