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gairmeach

gairmeach

Irish

Adjective

gairmeach (genitive singular masculine gairmigh, genitive singular feminine gairmí, plural gairmeacha, comparative gairmí)

  1. (grammar) vocative
  2. Alternative form of gairmiúil (vocational; professional)

Declension

Noun

gairmeach m (genitive singular gairmigh, nominative plural gairmigh)

  1. (grammar) vocative case

Declension

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gairmeach ghairmeach ngairmeach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From gairm (cry, call) + -ach (adjectival suffix).

Adjective

gairmeach

  1. (grammar) vocative

Noun

gairmeach m (genitive singular gairmich)

  1. (grammar, dated) vocative case
  2. (archaic) appellative
  3. (archaic) calling
  4. (archaic) invitation

Synonyms

References

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9