scréach

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish scréch (cry, shout, scream) (compare Scottish Gaelic sgreuch).

Noun[edit]

scréach f (genitive singular scréiche, nominative plural scréacha)

  1. screech, (harsh) scream, shriek
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish scréchaid (cries, screams, screeches, verb), from scréch.

Verb[edit]

scréach (present analytic scréachann, future analytic scréachfaidh, verbal noun scréachach, past participle scréachta)

  1. (intransitive) screech, shriek
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References[edit]

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