echlach

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Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish echlach.

Noun[edit]

echlach f (ā-stem, genitive singular echlaige, nominative plural echlacha)

  1. messenger, courier; attendant
  2. prostitute

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
echlach unchanged n-echlach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From echall +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

echlach f (genitive echlaige, nominative plural echlacha)

  1. messenger, courier; attendant

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
echlach unchanged n-echlach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]