balach

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bachlach (clown, churl); compare Sanskrit बालक (bālaka, little boy), from बाल (bāla, young). But compare Welsh bala (budding), root bhel. Rathlin Irish bachlach

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [b̊aɫ̪əx], /ˈpaɫ̪əx/

Noun[edit]

balach m (genitive and plural balaich)

  1. boy, lad
  2. jack (card)

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Hyponyms[edit]

  • See hyponyms under gille.