gaiscedach

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gaisced +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaiscedach m

  1. one bearing arms; warrior, especially one of prowess or skill; champion

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative gaiscedach gaiscedachL gaiscedaigL
Vocative gaiscedaig gaiscedachL gaiscedachuH
Accusative gaiscedachN gaiscedachL gaiscedachuH
Genitive gaiscedaigL gaiscedach gaiscedachN
Dative gaiscedachL gaiscedachaib gaiscedachaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: gaiscíoch
  • Scottish Gaelic: gaisgeach

Adjective[edit]

gaiscedach

  1. valiant, martial, skilled in arms

Inflection[edit]

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative gaiscedach gaiscedach gaiscedach
Vocative gaiscedaig*
gaiscedach**
Accusative gaiscedach gaiscedaig
Genitive gaiscedaig gaiscedaige gaiscedaig
Dative gaiscedach gaiscedaig gaiscedach
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative gaiscedaig gaiscedacha
Vocative gaiscedachu
gaiscedacha
Accusative gaiscedachu
gaiscedacha
Genitive gaiscedach
Dative gaiscedachaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
gaiscedach gaiscedach
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
ngaiscedach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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