deich

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Irish[edit]

Irish cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : deich
    Ordinal : deichiú
    Personal : deichniúr

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish deich, from Proto-Celtic *dekam, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

deich (triggers eclipsis of a following noun (which is in the genitive plural))

  1. ten
    deich gclochten stones (also "ten stone" = 140 pounds)
    deich n-uaireten times

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deich dheich ndeich
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *dekam, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t.

Numeral[edit]

Old Irish cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 20  > 
    Cardinal : deich
    Ordinal : dechmad

deich

  1. ten

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Scottish Gaelic cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : deich
    Ordinal : deicheamh

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish deich, from Proto-Celtic *dekam, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

deich

  1. (cardinal) ten

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]