radharc

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rodarc, radarc m (sight, vision, range of vision; view, prospect).

Noun[edit]

radharc m (genitive singular radhairc, nominative plural radhairc)

  1. sight
    1. faculty of sight, vision
    2. range of vision
    3. look
    4. prospect, view
    5. thing seen
    6. remarkable sight
    7. (theater) scene
    8. (anatomy) eye(s)

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Further reading[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rodarc, radarc m (sight, vision, range of vision; view, prospect).

Noun[edit]

radharc m (genitive singular radhairc, no plural)

  1. power of vision, eyesight
  2. view, prospect
  3. (anatomy, Lewis) pupil (of the eye)

Derived terms[edit]

  • cùl-radharc m (retrospection, looking behind; circumspection)
  • sùil-radharc m (fascination; foresight; sense of sight, vision; fate)
  • sùl-radharc m (eyesight; foresight; fate; fascination)

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References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • rodarc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.