cathach

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cath ‎(battle) +‎ -ach

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cathach

  1. bellicose, warlike
  2. vehement, forceful

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cathach f ‎(ā-stem, plural cathacha, genitive cathaig)

  1. relic, reliquary (from the use of relics in battle to ensure victory)

Mutation[edit]

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

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