aonarach

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From aonar (one, lone person) +‎ -ach.

Adjective[edit]

aonarach (genitive singular masculine aonaraigh, genitive singular feminine aonaraí, plural aonaracha, comparative aonaraí)

  1. single, solitary, lone, reclusive, isolated
  2. isolated (of a place)

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Related terms[edit]

  • aonaracht f (singularity, solitude)
  • aonarán m (single, solitary person)

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "aonarach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • isolated” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • lone” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • reclusive” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • solitary” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.