óclachas

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From óclach ‎(young man; young warrior; warrior, soldier; attendant, servant, vassal) +‎ -as.

Noun[edit]

óclachas m ‎(genitive óclachsa)

  1. The condition of being an óclach: hence,
    1. the age of manhood, the prime of life
    2. manly vigour; valour; quality of a warrior
    3. service, vassalage

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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