eangach

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish engach (net).

Noun[edit]

eangach f (genitive singular eangaí, nominative plural eangacha)

  1. (fishing, computing, etc.) net
  2. (computing, etc.) network
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish engach (variegated; grooved); synchronically analyzable as eang (gusset; notch) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).

Adjective[edit]

eangach (genitive singular masculine eangaigh, genitive singular feminine eangaí, plural eangacha, comparative eangaí)

  1. gusseted
  2. patched, checkered
  3. notched, grooved, indented
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "eangach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 3 engach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 5 engach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.