orgánach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὄργανον (órganon, tool, instrument) + -ach.

Noun[edit]

orgánach m (genitive singular orgánaigh, nominative plural orgánaigh)

  1. (biology) organism

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

orgánach (genitive singular masculine orgánaigh, genitive singular feminine orgánaí, plural orgánacha, not comparable)

  1. (biology) organic

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "orgánach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • organism” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • organic” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.