mucc

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *mokkus (compare Welsh moch, Cornish mogh, Breton moc'h).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mucc f (ā-stem, genitive muca or muice, nominative plural mucca)

  1. pig, sow
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, Sg. 47b1
      mucc glosses sus
  2. a war engine: a shed to cover sappers

Descendants[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
mucc mucc
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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