lorg

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lorg.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lorg m (genitive singular as substantive loirg, genitive as verbal noun lorgtha, nominative plural loirg)

  1. verbal noun of lorg
  2. trace, vestige, mark, impression
  3. track, trail, path, course

Declension[edit]

As substantive:

As verbal noun:

Derived terms[edit]

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Verb[edit]

lorg (present analytic lorgaíonn, future analytic lorgóidh, verbal noun lorg, past participle lorgtha)

  1. to track, trace
  2. to print, impress
  3. to leave a mark, marks

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *lorgos.

Noun[edit]

lorg m (genitive luirg, nominative plural luirg)

  1. path, track

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative lorg lorgL luirgL
Vocative luirg lorgL lurguH
Accusative lorgN lorgL lurguH
Genitive luirgL lorg lorgN
Dative lurgL lorgaib lorgaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: lorg
  • Scottish Gaelic: lorg

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *lorgā.

Noun[edit]

lorg f (genitive loirge, nominative plural lorga)

  1. staff, rod, wand
  2. club, cudgel

Inflection[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative lorgL loirgL lorgaH
Vocative lorgL loirgL lorgaH
Accusative loirgN loirgL lorgaH
Genitive loirgeH lorgL lorgN
Dative loirgL lorgaib lorgaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
lorg
also llorg after a proclitic
lorg
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
lorg
also llorg after a proclitic
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 Old Irish lorg.

Verb[edit]

lorg (past lorg, future lorgaidh, verbal noun lorg or lorgadh, past participle lorgte)

  1. look for, search
  2. find, trace

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lorg f (genitive singular luirge, plural lorgan)

  1. verbal noun of lorg
  2. search
    • 2013 National Library of Scotland library catalogue Gaelic version.
      Mo lorgan
      My searches
    • 2013 National Library of Scotland library catalogue Gaelic version.
      Eachdraidh lorgan
      Search History
  3. trace, mark,
  4. track, print, footprint

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