cathaigecht

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cathaige ‎(fighter, warrior) +‎ -acht, from cath ‎(battle, fight; troop, battalion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cathaigecht f ‎(ā-stem, plural cathaigeachta)

  1. warfare

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • cathaigecht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.