gaiscíoch

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gaiscedach (one bearing arms; warrior, especially one of prowess or skill; champion), from gaisced (weapons, arms, armour; valour, prowess, feats of arms, skill at arms) +‎ -ach.

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Noun[edit]

gaiscíoch m (genitive gaiscígh, nominative plural gaiscígh)

  1. man of prowess (in arms); hero, warrior
  2. boaster

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gaiscíoch ghaiscíoch ngaiscíoch
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.