dúch

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See also: duch and Duch

Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From dubh (black) +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dúch m (genitive singular dúigh, nominative plural dúigh)

  1. black ink; ink
    Proverb:
    Níor eitigh páipéar bán dúch riamh.Youth is impressionable.
    (literally “Blank paper never rejected ink.”)
  2. black colouring substance found in bog

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dúch dhúch ndúch
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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