madra

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish madrad, matrad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmˠad̪ˠɾˠə]
  • (file)

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 not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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