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droch

droch

See also: droch-

Old Irish

Adjective

droch

  1. bad
Inflection

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2

From Proto-Celtic *drokos, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰregʰ-.

Noun

droch m

  1. wheel
  2. circlet
Inflection
Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
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Mutation

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
droch droch
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
ndroch
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish droch (bad), from Proto-Celtic *drukos.

Adjective

droch (comparative miosa)

  1. bad

Usage notes

  • Unlike the majority of Scottish Gaelic adjectives, droch precedes the noun and lenites it.
  • Cannot be used on its own (without a noun).
  • Often prefixed to words to indicate a malignant subject, similarly to English ill-, as seen in Derived terms below.

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