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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cladaire m (ditcher; (later) rogue, rascal; sluggard, wretch), from clad m (ditch, trench; dyke, earthen rampart).

NounEdit

cladhaire m (genitive singular cladhaire, nominative plural cladhairí)

  1. (literary) ditcher
  2. villain; rogue, trickster
  3. spineless person; coward

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cladhaire chladhaire gcladhaire
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cladaire m (ditcher; (later) rogue, rascal; sluggard, wretch), from clad m (ditch, trench; dyke, earthen rampart).

NounEdit

cladhaire m (genitive singular cladhaire, plural cladhairean)

  1. coward, poltroon
  2. hero
  3. one superintending the burying of soldiers in an army
  4. gravedigger
  5. rogue

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