bláthach

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish bláthach (buttermilk), from bláth (flower).

Noun[edit]

bláthach f (genitive singular bláthaí or bláithche)

  1. buttermilk
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From bláth (flower) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).

Adjective[edit]

bláthach (genitive singular masculine bláthaigh, genitive singular feminine bláthaí, plural bláthacha, comparative bláthaí)

  1. flowery, floral
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bláthach bhláthach mbláthach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 46.
  2. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906), A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 10, § 19.