dabhach

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dabach ‎(large tub or vat with two handles; hollow, pit, pool; measure of land, portion of land).

Noun[edit]

dabhach f ‎(genitive singular daibhche, nominative plural dabhcha)

  1. vat, tub
  2. deep waterhole; pool, pond
  3. holy well

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dabhach dhabhach ndabhach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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