See also: déacht

IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

deacht m (genitive singular deachta, nominative plural deachtanna)

  1. dictum
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See deachtaigh.

VerbEdit

deacht (present analytic deachtann, future analytic deachtfaidh, verbal noun deachtadh, past participle deachta)

  1. (transitive) Alternative form of deachtaigh (indite, compose; direct, instruct; dictate)
ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deacht dheacht ndeacht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From día +‎ -acht.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

deacht f

  1. godliness, divinity
  2. godhead
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 25c5
      Foillsigthir as n‑ísel in doínacht íar n‑aicniud húare as in deacht foda·raithmine⟨dar⟩ ⁊ noda·fortachtaigedar.
      It is made clear that the humanity is lowly according to nature because it is the Godhead that remembers it and helps it

InflectionEdit

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative deachtL
Vocative deachtL
Accusative deachtaN
Genitive deachtaeH
Dative deachtaL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit