áirc

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish árc, áirc ‎(coffer, chest; Ark of the covenant), borrowed from Latin arca ‎(chest, box, coffer).

Noun[edit]

áirc f ‎(genitive singular áirce)

  1. ark

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "áirc" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • árc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

áirc f

  1. Alternative form of árc ‎(coffer, chest; Ark of the covenant)

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
árc unchanged n-árc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • árc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.