luch

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish luch, from Proto-Celtic *lukots (compare Welsh llyg (shrew), llygod (mice)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luch f (genitive singular luiche, nominative plural lucha)

  1. mouse (rodent of the genus Mus)
  2. (computing) mouse (input device)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ M. L. Sjoestedt-Jonval, 1936, Description d’un parler irlandais de Kerry, Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, p. 19.
  2. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 181.
  3. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906), A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 25.

Further reading[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *lukots; cognate with Welsh llygod.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luch f (genitive lochad, nominative plural lochaid)

  1. mouse, rat

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
luch
also lluch after a proclitic
luch
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
luch
also lluch after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish luch (mouse, rat).

Noun[edit]

luch f (genitive singular lucha, plural luchan)

  1. mouse

Synonyms[edit]