bachall

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin baculum.

Noun[edit]

bachall f

  1. staff
  2. shepherd's crook
  3. (Christianity) crosier
  4. (Christianity, figuratively) holy orders, ordination, calling, pilgrimage
  5. hurley-stick
  6. (late) curl, tress

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
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Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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