eachra

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish echrad; synchronically analyzable as each (horse) +‎ -ra (collective suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eachra m (genitive singular eachra, nominative plural eachraí)

  1. (collective) horses
  2. (collective, military) cavalry, horse (cavalry soldiers)
    Synonym: marcra
  3. (collective) stable (all the racehorses belonging to a particular owner)
  4. (countable) a team of horses
  5. (countable, military) cavalcade

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

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