giobach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gibach ‎(ragged, tattered).

Adjective[edit]

giobach ‎(genitive singular masculine giobaigh, genitive singular feminine giobaí, plural giobacha, comparative giobaí)

  1. shaggy, rough; unkempt, untidy

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
giobach ghiobach ngiobach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "giobach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • gibach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gibach ‎(ragged, tattered).

Adjective[edit]

giobach

  1. shaggy, ragged
  2. active, spry

References[edit]