ocht

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Alemannic German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

ocht

  1. (Alsatian) eight

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ocht, from Proto-Celtic *oxtū, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

ocht (triggers eclipsis of a following noun)

  1. (cardinal) eight
    ocht dteach‎ ― eight houses
    ocht n-uaire‎ ― eight times

Derived terms[edit]

  • ochtar ‎(eight people)
  • ochtú ‎(eighth) (ordinal)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ocht n-ocht hocht t-ocht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *oxtū, from Proto-Indo-European *oḱtṓw.

Numeral[edit]

ocht

  1. (cardinal) eight
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ocht n

  1. Alternative form of ucht ‎(breast)

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ocht unchanged n-ocht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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