cearc

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Irish[edit]

cearc

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cerc, from Proto-Celtic *kerkā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cearc f (genitive singular circe, nominative plural cearca)

  1. chicken, hen

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cearc chearc gcearc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cerc, from Proto-Celtic *kerkā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cearc f (genitive singular circe, plural cearcan)

  1. hen
  2. chicken

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
cearc chearc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • cearc” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “cerc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language