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cíall, sense
NoTE I. — Nouns in -acht have in the D. Sg. -acht, in the A.
NoTE2. — Inverbalnouns the dative form is often used for the
nominative, e.g. gabál and gabáil, taking, G. gabálae, D.
NoTE 3. — Some nouns in the singular alternate betMreen the
-á- and the -n- declension ; in the plural they foUow the -á-
declension. Such are — bendacht, blessing, G. bendachtae
and bendachtan ; similarly dúthracht, desire, fortacht, help,
maldacht, curse.
NoTE 4. — persan, person, has in the N. Pl. persin.
[[ i" cisi-í jjfr^^i NoTE 5. — ben,woman,isdeclined: N.V. Sg.ben, A.mnaí n-,
ílt^'M-J G. mná, D. mnaí, N.V.A. Pl. mná, G. ban n-, D. mnáib,
N.A. Du. dí mnaí, G. dá ban, D. dib mnáib.
Further examples of this declension are : —
cland, oífspring, G. clainde. .^
dígal, vengeance, G. díglae. > oU f ^aH ^ «ctu - ^
lám, hand, G. lámae. :k. ítjusj^
delb, form, G. delbae. f^
pían, punishment, G. péne.
croch, cross, G. cruchae, D. cruich, croich.
long, ship, G. lungae.

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