earrach

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish errach, from Proto-Celtic *wesrakos, enlargement of Proto-Celtic *wesr-, from Proto-Indo-European *wósr̥ (compare Latin vēr, Lithuanian vãsara (summer), Polish wiosna, Sanskrit वसन्त (vasanta, summer), वसर् (vasar, in the morning)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

earrach m (genitive singular earraigh, nominative plural earraigh)

  1. spring (season)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Irish · séasúir (layout · text)
earrach (spring) samhradh (summer) fómhar (autumn) geimhreadh (winter)

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish errach, from Proto-Celtic *wesrakos, enlargement of Proto-Celtic *wesr-, from Proto-Indo-European *wósr̥ (compare Latin vēr, Lithuanian vãsara (summer), Polish wiosna, Sanskrit वसन्त (vasanta, summer), वसर् (vasar, in the morning)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

earrach m (genitive singular earraich, plural earraichean or earraich)

  1. spring (season)
    Th' an t-earrach a' tighinn.Spring is coming.

MutationEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • earrach” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 errach”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language