errach

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Goidelic *wesraka, an enlargement of Proto-Celtic *wesr-, from Proto-Indo-European *wésr̥. Compare Latin ver ‎(spring)

Noun[edit]

errach m ‎(o-stem, genitive erraig)

  1. spring (season)
    • c. 850, Glosses on the Carlsruhe Beda, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 10–30, Bcr. 37a1
      ó errug glosses vere

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • 1 errach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.