cluiche

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cluiche.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cluiche m (genitive cluiche, plural cluichí)

  1. game; joke; playacting; harassment
  2. game, match (in sports, etc.)
  3. shoal (of fish); flock (of seagulls); pack (of dogs, etc.)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cluiche chluiche gcluiche
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cluiche m (io-stem, plural cluichi)

  1. game, play, sport
  2. jest, sport
  3. feats (of arms, strength)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cluiche chluiche cluiche
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "cluiche" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

cluiche m

  1. genitive singular of cluich