achadh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish achad m ‎(expanse of ground; pasture, field; field of battle).

Noun[edit]

achadh m ‎(genitive singular achaidh, nominative plural achaidh)

  1. field

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish achad m ‎(expanse of ground; pasture, field; field of battle).

Noun[edit]

achadh m ‎(genitive singular achaidh, plural achaidhean or achaidhnean)

  1. field, plain, meadow
  2. corn field newly cut or ready for reaping
    • Bha sinn a' ceangal sguab 's an achadh.
      We were binding sheaves in the field.

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