gach

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See also: Gach and gạch

Bavarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gāch (quick), from Old High German gāhi (sudden, quick, rash), from Proto-Germanic *ganhuz, *ganhwuz (sudden). Cognate with German jäh (abrupt, sudden, steep) and Dutch gauw (quickly, soon). More at gay.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡ̥aːχ/
  • Hyphenation: gach

Adjective[edit]

gach

  1. precipitous, rash
  2. sudden, abrupt
  3. steep, abrupt
  4. hot-tempered, short-tempered

Related terms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish gach, from Old Irish cach, proclitic form of cách, from Proto-Celtic *kʷākʷos (compare Welsh pob).

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

gach

  1. each, every

Usage notes[edit]

  • Gach resists lenition; the eclipsed form is ngach:
ó gach cuidfrom every part
do gach duinefor every person
i ngach cearnin every quarter

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gach ghach ngach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Muong[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Vietnamese gạch.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ɡac⁷/

Noun[edit]

gach

  1. (Mường Bi) brick

References[edit]

  • Nguyễn Văn Khang; Bùi Chỉ; Hoàng Văn Hành (2002) Từ điển Mường - Việt (Muong - Vietnamese dictionary), Nhà xuất bản Văn hoá Dân tộc Hà Nội

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From truncation of gamrat +‎ -ch.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡax/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ax
  • Syllabification: gach

Noun[edit]

gach m pers (diminutive gaszek)

  1. (colloquial) lover (sexual partner)
    Synonym: kochanek
  2. (archaic) suitor, wooer
    Synonym: zalotnik

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

gach m anim

  1. male hare

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stankiewicz, Edward (1986) The Slavic Languages: Unity in Diversity[1], page 261

Further reading[edit]

  • gach in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • gach in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish gach, from Old Irish cach, proclitic form of cách, from Proto-Celtic *kʷākʷos (compare Welsh pob).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

gach

  1. every, each

Derived terms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gach

  1. Soft mutation of cach.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cach gach nghach chach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.