deacht

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

deacht m (genitive singular deachta, nominative plural deachtanna)

  1. dictum
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Etymology 2[edit]

See deachtaigh.

Verb[edit]

deacht (present analytic deachtann, future analytic deachtfaidh, verbal noun deachtadh, past participle deachta)

  1. (transitive) Alternative form of deachtaigh (indite, compose; direct, instruct; dictate)
Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deacht dheacht ndeacht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From día +‎ -acht.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

deacht f

  1. godliness, divinity
  2. godhead
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 25c5
      Foillsigthir as n‑ísel in doínacht íar n‑aicniud húare as in deacht foda·raithmine⟨dar⟩ ⁊ noda·fortachtaigedar.
      It is made clear that the humanity is lowly according to nature because it is the Godhead that remembers it and helps it

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative deachtL
Vocative deachtL
Accusative deachtaN
Genitive deachtaeH
Dative deachtaL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
deacht deacht
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
ndeacht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]