Albanach

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See also: Albánach

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Albanach; synchronically, Albain (Scotland) +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Albanach (genitive singular masculine Albanaigh, genitive singular feminine Albanaí, plural Albanacha, not comparable)

  1. Scottish

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Albanach m (genitive singular Albanaigh, nominative plural Albanaigh)

  1. a Scotsman
  2. (Christianity, historical, familiar) a Protestant, a Presbyterian

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Albanach nAlbanach hAlbanach tAlbanach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Albu (Scotland, Britain) +‎ -ach.

Adjective[edit]

Albanach

  1. Scottish

Noun[edit]

Albanach m

  1. Scot, Scotsman

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

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