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
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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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
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

External links[edit]