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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Anglo-Norman parc (livestock pen), from Medieval Latin parcus, parricus, from Frankish *parrik (enclosure, pen), from Proto-Germanic *parrukaz (enclosure, fence).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

páirc f (genitive singular páirce, nominative plural páirceanna)

  1. field, park
  2. large shoal (of fish)

DeclensionEdit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
páirc pháirc bpáirc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • páirc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “páirc” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Further readingEdit

  • "páirc" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • field” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • park” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • pitch” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.