moch

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See also: mốch and moc'h

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish moch (early).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

moch (genitive singular masculine moch, genitive singular feminine moiche, plural mocha, comparative moiche)

  1. early

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "moch" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • moch” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

moch

  1. early

Descendants[edit]

Adverb[edit]

moch

  1. early, betimes

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish moch (early; betimes).

Adjective[edit]

moch

  1. early

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

moch

  1. early, betimes, soon

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • moch” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *mox, from Proto-Celtic *mokkus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moch m (singulative mochyn)

  1. pigs, swine, hogs; (figuratively) greedy, dirty, lazy, drunk, or immoral persons
  2. (mining) small pumps used underground in coal mines to remove water
  3. crushers (in quarrying)
  4. ridging-ploughs
  5. segments (of orange, etc.)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
moch foch unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • moch”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014