marcach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish marcach.

Noun[edit]

marcach m (genitive singular marcaigh, nominative plural marcaigh)

  1. rider, horseman; jockey
  2. cavalryman; (plural) cavalry
  3. (historical) cavalier
  4. (nautical) rider
  5. (agriculture) corn sprout

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • marcaigh (ride, verb)
  • marcaíocht ((act of) riding, horsemanship; ride; drive, lift)

Mutation[edit]

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

External links[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *markākos. Equivalent to marc (horse) +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

marcach m (genitive marcaig, nominative plural marcaig)

  1. rider, horseman

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish marcach.

Noun[edit]

marcach m

  1. rider, horseman
  2. cavalier, knight
  3. jockey

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

marcach

  1. equestrian

Mutation[edit]

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

External links[edit]