fásach

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish fásach (uninhabited place, waste, wilderness), from fás (empty, void, vacant, deserted, uninhabited).

Noun[edit]

fásach m (genitive singular fásaigh, nominative plural fásaigh)

  1. waste, desert
  2. uncultivated, uninhabited region
  3. empty, deserted place
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish fásach (abundance, fertility), from fás (growing, growth).

Adjective[edit]

fásach (genitive singular masculine fásaigh, genitive singular feminine fásaí, plural fásacha, comparative fásaí)

  1. Alternative form of fás (waste, vacant, empty, void; wild, luxuriant)
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Noun[edit]

fásach m (genitive singular fásaigh, nominative plural fásaigh)

  1. luxuriant growth

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fásach fhásach bhfásach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fásach n

  1. (law) precedent (a decision which has passed into a maxim)
  2. proverbial saying
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2[edit]

fás (empty, deserted, uninhabited) +‎ -ach

Noun[edit]

fásach n

  1. uninhabited place, waste, wilderness
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fásach ḟásach fásach
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]