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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish cuirrech, currach m (marsh, fen).

NounEdit

corrach m (genitive singular corraigh, nominative plural corraigh)

  1. (geography) wet bog, marsh
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Irish corrach.

AdjectiveEdit

corrach (genitive singular masculine corraigh, genitive singular feminine corraí, plural corracha, comparative corraí)

  1. uneven, unsteady; uneasy, unsettled
  2. projecting; angular, pointed
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
corrach chorrach gcorrach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Middle IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From corr +‎ -ach.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

corrach

  1. rough, uneven (of places, mountains, roads, etc.)
  2. moving, rough, restless (of water, particularly the sea)

MutationEdit

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
corrach chorrach corrach
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cor +‎ -ach.

NounEdit

corrach m (plural corachod or corachiaid)

  1. dwarf, pygmy

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
corrach gorrach nghorrach chorrach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “corrach”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies