Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish marcach.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

marcach m (genitive singular marcaigh, nominative plural marcaigh)

  1. rider, horseman; jockey
  2. cavalryman; (plural) cavalry
  3. (historical) cavalier
  4. (nautical) rider
  5. (agriculture) corn sprout

Declension edit

Synonyms edit

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

  • marcaigh (ride, verb)
  • marcaíocht ((act of) riding, horsemanship; ride; drive, lift)

Mutation edit

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

Further reading edit

Old Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Celtic *markākos. Equivalent to marc (horse) +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

marcach m (genitive marcaig, nominative plural marcaig)

  1. rider, horseman

Inflection edit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative marcach marcachL marcaigL
Vocative marcaig marcachL marcachuH
Accusative marcachN marcachL marcachuH
Genitive marcaigL marcach marcachN
Dative marcuchL marcachaib marcachaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Irish: marcach
  • Manx: markiagh
  • Scottish Gaelic: marcach

Mutation edit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
marcach
also mmarcach after a proclitic
marcach
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit

Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

marcach m

  1. locative plural of marzec

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish marcach.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

marcach m

  1. rider, horseman
  2. cavalier, knight
  3. jockey

Synonyms edit

Adjective edit

marcach

  1. equestrian

Mutation edit

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

Further reading edit