madra

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish madrad, matrad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmˠad̪ˠɾˠə]
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Noun[edit]

madra m ‎(genitive singular madra, nominative plural madraí)

  1. dog
    Is teann gach madra ag a dhoras féin. ‎(A cock is bold on his own dunghill., literally Every dog is bold in his own door.) —Proverb
    An té a bhuailfeadh mo mhadra bhuailfeadh sé mé féin. ‎(Love me love my dog., literally Whoever beats my dog beats me.) —Proverb
    Tá an madra marbh! ‎(The fat is in the fire!, literally The dog is dead!)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
madra mhadra unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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