éadach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish étach ‎(a covering, raiment, clothing, a garment).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

éadach m ‎(genitive singular éadaigh, nominative plural éadaí)

  1. (countable) cloth
  2. (collective, nautical) sail
  3. (uncountable) clothes, clothing
    Proverb: Den duine an t-éadach.‎ ― Clothes make the man.

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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