dalta

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See also: daltă

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish daltae.

Noun[edit]

dalta m ‎(genitive singular dalta, nominative plural daltaí)

  1. foster child
  2. pupil; disciple
  3. student; ex-student, alumnus
  4. cadet
  5. mentee
  6. pet, fondling

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • daltachas m ‎(fosterage; pupilage)
  • daltas m ‎(cadetship)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dalta dhalta ndalta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish daltae.

Noun[edit]

dalta m ‎(genitive singular dalta, plural daltan or daltachan or daltaichean)

  1. stepchild
  2. foster child, fosterling
  3. godchild

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

dalta

  1. coddle excessively; pamper

Conjugation[edit]