gealach

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Irish[edit]

an ghealach

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish *gelach (moon). Cognate with Scottish Gaelic gealach and Manx giallagh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gealach f (genitive singular gealaí, nominative plural gealacha)

  1. (astronomy) moon
    Synonyms: éasca, ,
  2. brightness (as of moon), moonlight
  3. white outer ring of boiled potato
    Synonym: gealach phráta

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gealach ghealach ngealach
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 Middle Irish *gelach (moon). Cognate with Irish gealach and Manx giallagh.

Noun[edit]

gealach f (genitive singular gealaich, plural gealaichean)

  1. moon

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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