manach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish manach, from Latin monachus, from Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary), from μόνος (mónos, alone).

Noun[edit]

manach m (genitive singular manaigh, nominative plural manaigh)

  1. monk
  2. (historical) tenant of church lands

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "manach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 manach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “manach” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “manach” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin monachus, from Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary), from μόνος (mónos, alone).

Noun[edit]

manach m

  1. monk
  2. (law) tenant of church lands
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

manach

  1. Alternative form of monach

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • 1 manach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 manach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish manach, from Latin monachus, from Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary), from μόνος (mónos, alone).

Noun[edit]

manach m (genitive singular manaich, plural manaich)

  1. monk
  2. friar

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
manach mhanach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • 1 manach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.