lachu

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Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lachu f (genitive lachan, nominative plural lachain)

  1. duck
    • c. 900, Sanas Cormaic, from the Yellow Book of Lecan, Corm. Y 829
      lacha .i. lichiu quam aliæ auess
      duck, which is wetter than other birds.

Inflection[edit]

Feminine n-stem
Singular Dual Plural
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Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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References[edit]

  • lachu” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.