corrach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish cuirrech, currach m (marsh, fen).

Noun[edit]

corrach m (genitive singular corraigh, nominative plural corraigh)

  1. (geography) wet bog, marsh
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish corrach.

Adjective[edit]

corrach (genitive singular masculine corraigh, genitive singular feminine corraí, plural corracha, comparative corraí)

  1. uneven, unsteady; uneasy, unsettled
  2. projecting; angular, pointed
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
corrach chorrach gcorrach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "corrach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • cuirrech” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • corrach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From corr +‎ -ach.

Adjective[edit]

corrach

  1. rough, uneven (of places, mountains, roads, etc.)
  2. moving, rough, restless (of water, particurlarly the sea)
Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2[edit]

From corr +‎ -ach.

Noun[edit]

corrach f

  1. projecting part, end, corner, peak
Inflection[edit]
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cor +‎ -ach.

Noun[edit]

corrach m (plural corachod or corachiaid)

  1. dwarf, pygmy

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
corrach gorrach nghorrach chorrach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • corrach”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014