bleacht

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

bleacht

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of bleach

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish blicht, from Old Irish mlicht, from Proto-Celtic *mlixtu (compare Welsh blith), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ml̥ǵtu-, from *h₂ml̥ǵ-, *h₂melǵ- (compare English milk, Latin mulgeō ‎(to milk)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bleacht m ‎(genitive singular bleachta)

  1. milk, milk yield

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bleacht ‎(genitive singular feminine bleachta, plural bleachta)

  1. milch
  2. copious, abundant

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bleacht bhleacht mbleacht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "bleacht" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 blicht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.