meánach

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish medónach (compare Scottish Gaelic meadhanach); synchronically, meán (middle; mean; medium; average) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

meánach (genitive singular masculine meánaigh, genitive singular feminine meánaí, plural meánacha, comparative meánaí)

  1. middle, intermediate, central, medial
  2. medium, average; moderate
  3. mean

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (mean, medial, average, medium): meán-
  • (middle): lár

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

meánach m (genitive singular meánaigh, nominative plural meánaigh)

  1. (music) mediant

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

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