òganach

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish ógán + -ach, from Old Irish ócán, from óc (young).

Noun[edit]

òganach m (genitive singular òganaich, plural òganaich)

  1. young man, youth
  2. youngster, stripling, adolescent (male)
  3. minor
  4. bough, branch, twig

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • ócán” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.