dorchacht

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dorcha +‎ -acht, from Old Irish dorchacht

Noun[edit]

dorchacht f (genitive dorchachta)

  1. darkness, blackness
  2. eclipse
  3. mysteriousness

References[edit]

  • "dorċaċt" in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dorchae +‎ -acht

Noun[edit]

dorchacht f (a-stem)

  1. darkness
  2. obscurity
  3. dimness of sight

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]