agh

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See also: àgh, ágh, and -agh

English[edit]

Interjection[edit]

agh

  1. An exclamation of mild horror, disgust or frustration

Anagrams[edit]


Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agh f (plural ahow)

  1. race, ethnicity

Synonyms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

agh!

  1. oh!
  2. fie!

Synonyms[edit]

  • (fie!): fi!

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ag (bullock, cow, ox).

Noun[edit]

agh f, m (genitive singular aighe, nominative plural agha)

  1. (literary) cow, ox

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • “aġ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "agh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • ag” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Manx[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish acht (but, except), from Proto-Celtic *extos, from Proto-Indo-European *eǵʰs.

Conjunction[edit]

agh

  1. but
  2. albeit
  3. only
  4. less
  5. except

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish ech, from Proto-Celtic *ekʷos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos (horse).

Noun[edit]

agh m (genitive singular agh, plural aghyn)

  1. steed
  2. riding horse

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Interjection[edit]

agh

  1. ugh (to express disgust)

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ag (bullock, cow, ox).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agh f (genitive singular aighe, plural aighean)

  1. heifer, young cow
  2. hind, fawn
  3. (rare) ox, bull, cow

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • ag” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.