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mosach

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish mosach, from Proto-Celtic *mussāko-, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂d-.

AdjectiveEdit

mosach (genitive singular masculine mosaigh, genitive singular feminine mosaí, plural mosacha, comparative mosaí)

  1. shaggy, rough, bristly
  2. bristly, grumpy, surly

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

Further readingEdit

  • "mosach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • shaggy” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • mosach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “mosach” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “mosach” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.