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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ballach; synchronically, ball (spot, mark) +‎ -ach.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ballach (genitive singular masculine ballaigh, genitive singular feminine ballaí, plural ballacha, comparative ballaí)

  1. spotted, blotchy, dappled, mottled, speckled

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

ballach m (genitive singular ballaigh, nominative plural ballaigh)

  1. wrasse

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ballach bhallach mballach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ballach; synchronically, ball (spot, mark) +‎ -ach.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bal‧lach

AdjectiveEdit

ballach

  1. spotted, speckled, variegated

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
ballach bhallach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit