faolchú

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From faol +‎ , from Middle Irish fáelchú, from fáel (wolf) + (dog, hound, wolf).

Noun[edit]

faolchú m (genitive singular faolchon or faolchú, nominative plural faolchúnna or faolchoin)

  1. wild dog
  2. wolf
    Synonyms: cú allta, mac tíre, madra alla, madra allta

Declension[edit]

Regular
Irregular

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
faolchú fhaolchú bhfaolchú
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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