ógánach

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See also: òganach

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ógánach m (genitive singular ógánaigh, nominative plural ógánaigh)

  1. adolescent, youngster, youth, young man
  2. crafty person; boyo, trickster
  3. (law) juvenile, minor

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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