dorcha

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dorchae.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dorcha (genitive singular masculine dorcha, genitive singular feminine dorcha, plural dorcha, comparative dorcha or doirche)

  1. dark
    Antonym: sorcha
  2. hidden, secret, mysterious
  3. shy
    Antonym: suáilceach
  4. blind

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative comparative form: doirche

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dorcha dhorcha ndorcha
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • Entries containing “dorcha” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “dorcha” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dorchae.

Adjective[edit]

dorcha (comparative duirche)

  1. dark
    Antonyms: soilleir, sorcha

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]