luch

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See also: -luch

Irish[edit]

Luch (ainmhí)
Luch (gléas ionchuir)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish luch, from Proto-Celtic *lukoss (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 (1938), 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.

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luch f (genitive lochad, nominative plural lochaid)

  1. mouse, rat

Inflection[edit]

Feminine t-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative luch lochaidL, luch lochaid
Vocative luch lochaidL, luch lochtha
Accusative lochaidN lochaidL, luch lochtha
Genitive lochad lochad lochadN
Dative lochaidL lochthaib lochthaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: luch
  • Manx: lugh
  • Scottish Gaelic: luch

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, from Proto-Celtic *lukoss (compare Welsh llyg (shrew), llygod (mice)).

Noun[edit]

luch f (genitive singular lucha, plural luchan)

  1. mouse

Synonyms[edit]