óclach

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From óc +‎ -ach, by analogy with echlach, midlach.

Noun[edit]

óclach f, m

  1. A young man (youngest stage of manhood)
  2. (by extension) a young warrior, a soldier
  3. An attendant, servant, vassal

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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