baileach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Compare Scottish Gaelic baileach.

Adjective[edit]

baileach ‎(genitive singular masculine bailigh, genitive singular feminine bailí, plural baileacha, comparative bailí)

  1. (mainly used adverbially) exact
  2. frugal, thrifty

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
baileach bhaileach mbaileach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bail(thrift) +‎ -ach(adjectival suffix).

Adjective[edit]

baileach

  1. thrifty, economical, frugal, careful
  2. excessive
  3. thorough, complete

Derived terms[edit]

  • mì-bhaileach(extravagant, profuse, unthrifty, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
baileach bhaileach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]