beannach

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish bennach (pointed, peaked; horned), from benn (horn, antler; prong); synchronically, beann (horn, antler; tine, prong) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).

AdjectiveEdit

beannach (genitive singular masculine beannaigh, genitive singular feminine beannaí, plural beannacha, comparative beannaí)

  1. horned, antlered
  2. pronged
  3. peaked
  4. gabled
  5. angular
  6. (anatomy) mitral
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beannach bheannach mbeannach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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