eachlach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish echlach (messenger, courier; attendant).

Noun[edit]

eachlach m, f (genitive eachlaigh, nominative plural eachlaigh)

  1. courier
  2. attendant, messenger
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish echlach (prostitute).

Noun[edit]

eachlach f (genitive eachlaí, nominative plural eachlacha)

  1. (literary) prostitute
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eachlach n-eachlach heachlach t-eachlach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.