páirc

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman parc (livestock pen), from Medieval Latin parcus, parricus, from Frankish *parrik (enclosure, pen), from Proto-Germanic *parrukaz (enclosure, fence).

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Noun[edit]

páirc f (genitive singular páirce, nominative plural páirceanna)

  1. field, park
  2. large shoal (of fish)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
páirc pháirc bpáirc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • páirc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “páirc” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

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