salach

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See also: šálách

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish salach from Old Irish salach, from Proto-Celtic *salākos; surface analysis sail +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

salach (genitive singular masculine salaigh, genitive singular feminine salaí, plural salacha, comparative salaí)

  1. dirty

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
salach shalach
after an, tsalach
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *salākos; surface analysis sal (dirt, filth) +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

salach

  1. dirty, foul

Inflection[edit]

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative salach salach salach
Vocative salaig*
salach**
Accusative salach salaig
Genitive salaig salaige salaig
Dative saluch salaig saluch
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative salaig salcha
Vocative salchu
salcha
Accusative salchu
salcha
Genitive salach
Dative salchaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Irish: salach

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
salach ṡalach unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

salach

  1. locative plural of sala

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish salach from Old Irish salach, from Proto-Celtic *salākos; surface analysis sal +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

salach

  1. dirty, foul