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[edit]

From corr +‎ -ach.

Adjective[edit]

corrach

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

Noun[edit]

corrach f

  1. projecting part, end, corner, peak

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]