cabhlach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cabhlach m ‎(genitive singular cabhlaigh, nominative plural cabhlaigh)

  1. (military) fleet
  2. (military) navy
  3. (historical) naval tax

Etymology 2[edit]

cabhail(body; trunk, torso) +‎ -ach

Adjective[edit]

cabhlach ‎(genitive singular masculine cabhlaigh, genitive singular feminine cabhlaí, plural cabhlacha, comparative cabhlaí)

  1. big-bodied
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabhlach f

  1. genitive singular of cabhail

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cabhlach chabhlach gcabhlach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabhlach m ‎(genitive singular cabhlaich, plural cabhlaichean)

  1. fleet
  2. navy

Derived terms[edit]