gabhálacht

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gabháil (catch, seizure, capture) +‎ -acht.

Noun[edit]

gabhálacht f (genitive singular gabhálachta)

  1. receptiveness, receptivity; contagiousness
  2. graspingness, avarice
    Synonyms: cíocras, saint

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • gabhálach (taking, catching; receptive; contagious; gripping, grasping, occupying; possessive, avaricious, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gabhálacht ghabhálacht ngabhálacht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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