fásach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish fásach (uninhabited place, waste, wilderness), from fás (empty, void, vacant, deserted, uninhabited).

Noun[edit]

fásach m (genitive fásaigh, nominative plural fásaigh)

  1. waste, desert
  2. uncultivated, uninhabited region
  3. empty, deserted place
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish fásach (abundance, fertility), from fás (growing, growth).

Noun[edit]

fásach m (genitive fásaigh, nominative plural fásaigh)

  1. luxuriant growth
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fásach fhásach bhfásach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

fásach n

  1. (law) precedent (a decision which has passed into a maxim)
  2. proverbial saying

Etymology 2[edit]

fás (empty, void, vacant, deserted, uninhabited) +‎ -ach

Noun[edit]

fásach n

  1. uninhabited place, waste, wilderness

Etymology 3[edit]

fás (growing, growth) +‎ -ach

Noun[edit]

fásach ?

  1. abundance, fertility