IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish drech (face, countenance; front; surface).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dreach m (genitive singular dreacha, nominative plural dreacha)

  1. facial appearance; look, expression; aspect
  2. face, surface

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

dreach f (genitive singular dreiche, nominative plural dreacha)

  1. (literary) front

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

dreach (present analytic dreachann, future analytic dreachfaidh, verbal noun dreachadh, past participle dreachta)

  1. (transitive) delineate, portray
  2. (transitive, theater) make up

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dreach dhreach ndreach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

dreach m (genitive singular dreacha, plural dreachan)

  1. draft, version
  2. form, appearance
  3. complexion, hue

Derived termsEdit

  • mì-dhreach (deformity, disfiguration; bad look, unpleasant appearance, unpleasant exterior)

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
dreach dhreach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.