droichead

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish drochet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈd̪ˠɾˠɛçəd̪ˠ]
  • (Aran) IPA(key): [ˈd̪ˠɾˠɛhəd̪ˠ], [ˈd̪ˠɾˠeːd̪ˠ][1]

Noun[edit]

droichead m (genitive droichid, nominative plural droichid)

  1. (architecture, nautical, music) bridge
    Bhí mé i mo sheasamh ar an droichead.
    I was standing on the bridge.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
droichead dhroichead ndroichead
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, vol. II, 70.