comhlacht

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cumlucht (accomplices, companions), from com- (modern comh-) + lucht (people, class of persons, category).

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Noun[edit]

comhlacht m (genitive comhlachta, plural comhlachtaí)

  1. company, firm
  2. body (association, organization, institution)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
comhlacht chomhlacht gcomhlacht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "comlucht" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "complacht" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “cóṁluċt” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "comhlacht" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.