bennacht

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin benedictiō.

Noun[edit]

bennacht f

  1. blessing
  2. benediction

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative bennachtL bennachtL bennacht
Vocative bennachtL bennachtL bennacht
Accusative bennachtN bennachtL bennacht
Genitive bennachtae bennachtL bennachtN
Dative bennachtL bennachtaib bennachtaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
bennacht bennacht
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbennacht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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