uachtarán

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See also: Uachtarán and úachtarán

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish úachtarán (leader, chief); surface analysis uachtar +‎ -án (augmentative suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /uəxt̪ˠəɾˠɑːnˠ/

Noun[edit]

uachtarán m (genitive singular uachtaráin, nominative plural uachtaráin)

  1. president; head, superior
  2. headmaster (school, academic)
    Synonym: ardmháistir
  3. (archaic) landowner

Usage notes[edit]

When used as a title, uachtarán is capitalized: see Uachtarán.

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uachtarán n-uachtarán huachtarán t-uachtarán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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