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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish echlach (messenger, courier; attendant).

NounEdit

eachlach m or f (genitive singular eachlaigh or eachlaí, nominative plural eachlaigh or eachlacha)

  1. courier
  2. attendant, messenger
    Synonyms: scéalaí, teachtaire
DeclensionEdit

As masculine noun:

As feminine noun:

Derived termsEdit
  • baneachlach (female courier, messenger; horsewoman)

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Irish echlach (prostitute), from Old Irish.

NounEdit

eachlach f (genitive singular eachlaí, nominative plural eachlacha)

  1. (literary) prostitute
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eachlach n-eachlach heachlach t-eachlach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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