Sasannach

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish Saxanach, equivalent to Sasainn (England) +‎ -ach. Cognate with Irish Sasanach and Manx Sostynagh.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈs̪as̪ən̪ˠəx/
  • Hyphenation: Sa‧san‧nach

Noun[edit]

Sasannach m (genitive singular Sasannaich, plural Sasannaich)

  1. Englishman

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Adjective[edit]

Sasannach (genitive singular masculine Sasannaich, genitive singular feminine Sasannaiche or Sasannaich, nominative plural Sasannach)

  1. English

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Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
Sasannach Shasannach
after "an", t-Sasannach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • Colin Mark (2003), “Sasannach”, in The Gaelic-English dictionary, London: Routledge, →ISBN, page 502