acrach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

acrach ‎(genitive singular masculine acraigh, genitive singular feminine acraí, plural acracha, comparative acraí)

  1. handy, useful; convenient

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish occorach

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

acrach ‎(genitive singular feminine acraiche, comparative acraiche)

  1. hungry
Usage notes[edit]
  • Usually used attributively. The usual predicative form is created using acras:
    daoine acrach ― hungry people
    tha an t-acras orra ― they are hungry (literally "[there] is the hunger on them")
Derived terms[edit]
  • mion-acrach ‎(hungry, voracious, ravenous; having a false appetite; eating but little at a time, as an invalid)

Noun[edit]

acrach m

  1. hungry person

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

acrach

  1. genitive singular of acair ‎(anchor)

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