fánach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fán +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fánach (genitive singular masculine fánaigh, genitive singular feminine fánaí, plural fánacha, comparative fánaí)

  1. wandering, straying, vagrant
  2. pointless (having no purpose), aimless, purposeless; vain, futile
  3. casual, haphazard
  4. occasional, rare
  5. trivial, insignificant
  6. sparse
  7. random (all outcomes being unpredictable)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fánach fhánach bhfánach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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