greannach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish grendach, grennach (hairy, bristly, rough); synchronically greann (bristly hair) +‎ -ach;

Adjective[edit]

greannach (genitive singular masculine greannaigh, genitive singular feminine greannaí, plural greannacha, comparative greannaí)

  1. hairy, bristly
  2. bristling, ruffled, irritated
  3. rough, combative; challenging, defiant
  4. (medicine) irritating

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
greannach ghreannach ngreannach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.