ocrach

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish occorach (hungry) (compare occoras (craving; desire, need), modern ocras (hunger)).

Adjective[edit]

ocrach (genitive singular masculine ocrasaigh, genitive singular feminine ocraí, plural ocracha, comparative ocraí)

  1. hungry
    Synonym: ocrastúil
    1. marked by, inducing, hunger
    2. poor, barren
    3. poverty-stricken
    4. mean, miserly
    Synonym: ocrastúil

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • ocrachán m (hungry person; miserly person)

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ocrach m (genitive singular ocraigh, nominative plural ocraigh)

  1. hungry person
    Synonym: ocrachán

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

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