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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cáech (blind in one eye; a person blind in one eye), from Proto-Celtic *kaikos (compare Welsh coeg (empty, vain, one-eyed, blind)), from Proto-Indo-European *káykos (one-eyed) (compare Latin caecus (blind)).

NounEdit

caoch m (genitive singular caoich, nominative plural caocha)

  1. blind, purblind person, creature

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

caoch (genitive singular masculine caoich, genitive singular feminine caoiche, plural caocha, comparative caoiche)

  1. (of creature) blind, purblind
  2. (of seed-vessel) blind, empty; (of place) blind, closed up
  3. (card games) nontrump

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

caoch (present analytic caochann, future analytic caochfaidh, verbal noun caochadh, past participle caochta)

  1. (transitive) blind; daze, dazzle
  2. (intransitive, of seed-vessel) become empty, wither
  3. (intransitive) close, become blocked
  4. (intransitive) wink (ar (at)); flicker

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caoch chaoch gcaoch
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cáech (blind in one eye; a person blind in one eye), from Proto-Celtic *kaikos, from Proto-Indo-European *káykos (one-eyed).

AdjectiveEdit

caoch (genitive singular feminine caoiche)

  1. empty
  2. blind
  3. hollow
  4. blasted
  5. one-eyed

NounEdit

caoch m

  1. grampus
  2. mole
  3. blind beast

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