fireannach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish firennach (male), from firend.

Adjective[edit]

fireannach (genitive singular masculine fireannaigh, genitive singular feminine fireannaí, plural fireannacha, comparative fireannaí)

  1. having male offspring
  2. male
    Synonyms: fireann

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

fireannach m (genitive singular fireannaigh, nominative plural fireannaigh)

  1. male

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fireannach fhireannach bhfireannach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish firennach (male), from firend.

Adjective[edit]

fireannach

  1. male, masculine

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

fireannach m (genitive singular fireannaich, plural fireannaich)

  1. man
    Synonyms: fear
  2. male

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
fireannach fhireannach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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