bennacht

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Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin benedictiō.

NounEdit

bennacht f

  1. blessing
  2. benediction

DeclensionEdit

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative bennachtL bennachtL bennacht
Vocative bennachtL bennachtL bennacht
Accusative bennachtN bennachtL bennacht
Genitive bennachtae bennachtL bennachtN
Dative bennachtL bennachtaib bennachtaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • bennacht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.