mallacht

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish mallacht, from Old Irish maldacht, from Latin maledictiō (curse, condemnation, slander). Compare beannacht (blessing, greeting), from Old Irish bennacht, from Latin benedictiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mallacht f (genitive singular mallachta, nominative plural mallachtaí)

  1. curse, malediction
    Synonym: eascaine
    Antonym: beannacht

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mallacht mhallacht not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish maldacht, borrowed from Latin maledictiō (curse, condemnation, slander).

Noun[edit]

mallacht f or m

  1. curse, malediction

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: mallacht
  • Manx: mollaght
  • Scottish Gaelic: mallachd

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
mallacht mallacht
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]