pluc

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See also: pluć and płuc

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pluc f, m (genitive singular pluice, nominative plural pluca)

  1. (rounded) cheek
  2. bulge
    1. (anatomy, ~ choise) calf (of leg)
      Synonyms: colpa, orca
  3. (dressmaking) gathering, pucker

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

pluc (present analytic plucann, future analytic plucfaidh, verbal noun plucadh, past participle pluctha)

  1. (intransitive) puff out, bulge
  2. (transitive) stuff, cram

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pluc phluc bpluc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "pluc" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “pluc” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “pluc” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

pluc m (genitive pluic or pluca, plural plucan)

  1. bump, lump
  2. pimple
  3. tumour
  4. knot (in wood)

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
pluc phluc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.