cnocach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cnoccach (hilly), synchronically analyzable as cnoc +‎ -ach.

Adjective[edit]

cnocach (genitive singular masculine cnocaigh, genitive singular feminine cnocaí, plural cnocacha, comparative cnocaí)

  1. hilly

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

cnocach m (genitive singular cnocaigh, nominative plural cnocaigh)

  1. a hilly place
    • c. 1634,, Geoffrey Keating, Foras Feasa ar Éirinn:
      Ard na nGeimhleach ré ráidhtear an Chnocach aniú
      "Ard na nGeaimhleach [High place of the Prisoners], which is now called An Chnocach [The Hilly Place])"

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cnocach chnocach gcnocach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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