deatach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish detach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

deatach m (genitive singular deataigh)

  1. smoke
  2. vapour, steam
  3. (figuratively) occupied house

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • deataigh (smoke, transitive verb)
  • deatúil (smoky; vaporous, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deatach dheatach ndeatach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish detach, a derivative of (smoke).

Noun[edit]

deatach f (genitive singular deataiche, plural deataichean)

  1. gas, smoke, vapour

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “deatach”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN