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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish malart, malairt (damage, injury, destruction: maltreating, injuring).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmˠalˠəɾˠtʲ/

NounEdit

malairt f (genitive singular malairte, nominative plural malairtí)

  1. (literary) destruction
  2. change; alternative
  3. exchange, barter
  4. (finance) exchange

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • malartaigh (destroy; change; exchange, barter; substitute, verb)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
malairt mhalairt not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Irish malart, malairt (destruction”, later meaning “change, changing; exchange, exchanging).

NounEdit

malairt f (genitive singular malairt, plural malairtean)

  1. interchange, trade exchange
  2. barter, business, commerce
  3. traffic (illegal trade)
  4. variant
  5. verbal noun of malairt

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Irish malartaid (changes; exchanges, barters), from Old Irish malartaid (spoils, ruins, destroys).

VerbEdit

malairt (past mhalairt, future malairtidh, verbal noun malairt, past participle malairte)

  1. bandy, exchange
    Synonym: malairtich

MutationEdit

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