eachlach

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish echlach (messenger, courier; attendant).

Noun[edit]

eachlach m, f (genitive singular eachlaigh or eachlaí, nominative plural eachlaigh or eachlacha)

  1. courier
  2. attendant, messenger
    Synonyms: scéalaí, teachtaire
Declension[edit]

As masculine noun:

As feminine noun:

Derived terms[edit]
  • baneachlach (female courier, messenger; horsewoman)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Irish echlach (prostitute), from Old Irish.

Noun[edit]

eachlach f (genitive singular eachlaí, nominative plural eachlacha)

  1. (literary) prostitute
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eachlach n-eachlach heachlach t-eachlach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]