See also: nòcht

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish nocht (naked, bare, uncovered), from Proto-Celtic *noxtos (naked) (compare Welsh noeth), from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós (compare English naked, German nackt).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nocht (genitive singular masculine nocht, genitive singular feminine noichte, plural nochta, comparative noichte)

  1. bare, naked
  2. exposed

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

nocht m (genitive singular noicht, nominative plural noicht)

  1. naked person
  2. (art) nude

DeclensionEdit

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VerbEdit

nocht (present analytic nochtann, future analytic nochtfaidh, verbal noun nochtadh, past participle nochta)

  1. to bare, expose, reveal, uncover
  2. to strip
  3. to strip off
  4. to unveil
  5. to express
  6. to disclose
  7. (photography) to expose

ConjugationEdit

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *noxtos (naked) (compare Welsh noeth), from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nocht

  1. naked, bare, uncovered

InflectionEdit

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative nocht nocht nocht
Vocative nocht
Accusative nocht nocht
Genitive nocht nochtae nocht
Dative nocht nocht nocht
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative nocht nochta
Vocative nochtu
nochta
Accusative nochtu
nochta
Genitive nocht
Dative nochtaib
Notes † not when substantivized

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: nocht
  • Scottish Gaelic: nochd

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


ScotsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English noght, from Old English nāht (nothing, naught). More at naught.

NounEdit

nocht (uncountable)

  1. nothing, nought or naught

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nocht (comparative mair nocht, superlative maist nocht)

  1. worthless, good for nothing

VerbEdit

nocht (third-person singular present nochts, present participle nochtin, past nochtit, past participle nochtit)

  1. to hold in contempt, disparage

VilamovianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

nocht f

  1. night

West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

nocht c or n (no plural)

  1. enough
  2. pleasure, fun

Further readingEdit

  • nocht”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011