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sealbhach

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish selbach (having great possessions; possessive, grasping; an owner, a landholder), from selb (property, appurtenance, domain, possessions; a flock, a herd; property, estate; ownership, possession); synchronically seilbh (possession) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).

AdjectiveEdit

sealbhach (genitive singular masculine sealbhaigh, genitive singular feminine sealbhaí, plural sealbhacha)

  1. having possessions
  2. possessive
    1. (of a person) possessive, grasping
    2. (grammar) possessive
  3. (law) possessory

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

sealbhach m (genitive singular sealbhaigh, nominative plural sealbhaigh)

  1. (grammar) possessive (case)
  2. flock
    1. flock, herd
    2. flock, number, group
  3. occupier; possessor, holder, occupant

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sealbhach shealbhach
after an, tsealbhach
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish selbach (having great possessions; possessive, grasping; an owner, a landholder), from selb (property, appurtenance, domain, possessions; a flock, a herd; property, estate; ownership, possession); synchronically sealbh (possession; inheritance; luck, good luck) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).

AdjectiveEdit

sealbhach (genitive singular feminine sealbhaiche)

  1. fortunate, lucky
  2. prosperous
  3. (grammar, etc.) possessive

Derived termsEdit

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