earrach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish errach, from Goidelic *wesraka, enlargement of Proto-Celtic *wesr-, from Proto-Indo-European *wésr̥ (animate *wésn̥tes) (compare Latin vēr, Lithuanian vãsara (summer), Polish wiosna, Sanskrit वसन्त (vasanta, summer), वसर् (vasar, in the morning)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

earrach m (genitive earraigh, nominative plural earraigh)

  1. spring (season)

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

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

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish errach, from Goidelic *wesrāko (*wesrāko), enlargement of Proto-Celtic *wesr-, from Proto-Indo-European *u̯ésr̥ (animate *u̯ésn̥tes) (compare Latin vēr, Lithuanian vãsara (summer), Polish wiosna (spring), Sanskrit vasanta (spring), vasar (in the morning).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

earrach m (genitive earraich, plural earraichean or earraich)

  1. spring (season)
    Th' an t-earrach a' tighinn. - Spring is coming.

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