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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ὄργανον (órganon, tool, instrument) + -ach.

NounEdit

orgánach m (genitive singular orgánaigh, nominative plural orgánaigh)

  1. (biology) organism

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

orgánach (genitive singular masculine orgánaigh, genitive singular feminine orgánaí, plural orgánacha, not comparable)

  1. (biology) organic

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
orgánach n-orgánach horgánach t-orgánach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "orgánach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • organism” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • organic” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.