foirfeach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From foirfe (complete, perfect; aged, mature) +‎ -ach.

Noun[edit]

foirfeach m (genitive singular foirfigh, nominative plural foirfigh)

  1. aged, mature person; elder

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • foirfeacht (completeness, perfection; age, maturity; old age)
  • foirfigh (to complete, perfect; to age, mature)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
foirfeach fhoirfeach bhfoirfeach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

foirfeach m (genitive singular foirfich, plural foirfich)

  1. elder
    Synonym: èildear

Mutation[edit]

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