dìoghaltach

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dígaltach (that punishes or avenges; vengeful, vindictive, adjective); synchronically, dìoghail +‎ -t- + -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʲiə.əl̪ˠt̪ʰəx/

Adjective[edit]

dìoghaltach (genitive singular masculine dìoghaltaich, comparative dìoghaltaiche)

  1. revengeful, vengeful, vindictive

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

dìoghaltach m (genitive singular dìoghaltaich, plural dìoghaltaich)

  1. avenger
  2. revengeful person

Mutation[edit]

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

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