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

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


Derived termsEdit


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.

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.