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seach (plus nominative, triggers no mutation)
Inflection of seach
- seachas (“besides, other than, rather than; compared to”)
- Only used in faoi seach
- “1 sech” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
- "seach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
- Entries containing “seach” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
- Entries containing “seach” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
- rather than
- compared to, in comparison with
- tha e neònach na dhòighean seach iomadh ainmhidh eile - it is peculiar in its behaviour compared to many other animals
- tha a chòig uiread de dhaoine a’ fuireach ann an Nepal, seach Alba - five times as many people live in Nepal as in Scotland
- after, past (usually when referring to a sequence)
- The following noun is in the nominative case.
- Placed between two identical words has the meaning of "either" or "neither":
- na creid fear seach fear aca - don't believe either of them
- cha b' e aon seach aon - it was neither one nor the other
- chan eil sin cothromach do dh'àite seach àite - that isn't fair to either place
- fear mu seach, tè mu seach - one by one
- mu seach - alternately
- seach-shlighe - diversion (route)
- seach-thìm - overtime (work)