suarach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish súarrach, súairrech.

Adjective[edit]

suarach (genitive singular masculine suaraigh, genitive singular feminine suaraí, plural suaracha, comparative suaraí)

  1. paltry, petty, insignificant; mean, contemptible
  2. airy, frivolous

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • páipéar suarach m (rag)
  • suarachán m (petty, insignificant, person; mean, contemptible, person)
  • suarachas m (pettiness, paltriness, insignificance; meanness, sordidness)

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish súarrach, súairrech.

Adjective[edit]

suarach (comparative suaraiche)

  1. abject, base
  2. contemptible, degenerate, despised, mean, vile, petty
    Tha mi ga cur suarach.I despise her.
  3. indifferent
  4. ignoble inferior, negligible, shoddy, trashy, tawdry
  5. silly, trivial, unimportant, valueless

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]