deich

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish deich, from Proto-Celtic *dekam, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t; compare Latin decem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [dʲɛç], [dʲɛh], [dʲɛ]

Numeral[edit]

deich (triggers eclipsis of a following noun (which is in the genitive plural))

  1. ten
    deich gcloch ― ten stones (also "ten stone" = 140 pounds)
    deich n-uaire ― ten times"

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deich dheich ndeich
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish deich, from Proto-Celtic *dekam, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t; compare Latin decem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

deich

  1. (cardinal) ten

Derived terms[edit]