argat

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ارغاد (ırgat), itself from Ancient Greek ἐργάτης (ergátēs).

Noun[edit]

argat m

  1. manual laborer

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ارغاد (ırgat), from Ancient Greek ἐργάτης (ergátēs).

Noun[edit]

argat m (plural argats, feminine equivalent argatã)

  1. worker, daily worker, laborer

Synonyms[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *argantom (silver), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erǵ- (to shine). Cognate with Latin argentum and Old Armenian արծաթ (arcatʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

argat n

  1. money
  2. silver

Inflection[edit]

Neuter o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
argat unchanged n-argat
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ارغاد (ırgat), itself from Ancient Greek ἐργάτης (ergátēs).

Noun[edit]

argat m (plural argați)

  1. ploughboy

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ارغاد (ırgat), from Ancient Greek ἐργάτης (ergátēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ǎrɡat/
  • Hyphenation: ar‧gat

Noun[edit]

àrgat m (Cyrillic spelling а̀ргат)

  1. (historical, Ottoman empire) laborer
  2. (historical, Ottoman empire) peasant
  3. (figuratively, expressively) hard worker