duilleach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish duillech (leafy, abounding in foliage; leaf-shaped). By surface analysis, duille (leaf; leaves, foliage) +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

duilleach (genitive singular masculine duilligh, genitive singular feminine duillí, plural duilleacha, comparative duillí)

  1. leafy
    Synonyms: duilleogach, duilliúrach, faoi dhuilliúr
  2. leaf-shaped, leaf-patterned

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
duilleach dhuilleach nduilleach
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 duillech (leafy, abounding in foliage; leaf-shaped). By surface analysis, duille (leaf) +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

duilleach (genitive singular masculine duillich)

  1. Synonym of duilleagach (leafy)
  2. sheathed

Noun[edit]

duilleach m (genitive singular duillich, plural duillich)

  1. foliage, leaves
  2. withered leaves

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]