lacha

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Irish[edit]

lacha

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lachu (compare Scottish Gaelic lach, Manx laagh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lacha f (genitive singular lachan, nominative plural lachain)

  1. duck

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • lachu” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “laċa” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 412.
  • "lacha" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “lacha” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “lacha” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

lacha f

  1. genitive singular of lach

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown

Noun[edit]

lacha f (plural lachas, masculine lacho, masculine plural lachos)

  1. (Chile, Peru, pejorative) female lover
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Caló [Term?], eventually from Sanskrit लज्जा (lajjā, shame).

Noun[edit]

lacha f (plural lachas)

  1. (Spain) shame
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