cíocrach

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cíccarach, cícrach (ravenous); synchronically analyzable as cíocra (swallow hole) +‎ -ach).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cíocrach (genitive singular masculine cíocraigh, genitive singular feminine cíocraí, plural cíocracha, comparative cíocraí)

  1. greedy, eager, ravenous, voracious (for food, etc.)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • cíocrachán (greedy, hungry, person or animal; glutton)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cíocrach chíocrach gcíocrach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.