From French ache, from Latin apium ("parsley").
ach (plural achs)
- (obsolete) Any of several species of plants, such as smallage, wild celery, parsley.
- Alternative form of och
- First-person plural inclusive general possessive; our (inclusive)
Chuukese possessive determiners
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- (Sette Comuni) accusative of iart: you (plural; polite singular)
Cimbrian personal pronouns
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||ze, zòi, zandare
- "ach" in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo
- (key): /?x/
- Hyphenation: ach
- Rhymes: -?x
- oh, expresses compassion, surprise and dismay
From Middle High German ach, from Old High German ah.
- oh (expressing surprise, wonder, amazement, or awe)
- oh (expressing sorrow)
- oh (expressing understanding, recognition, or realization)
- oh (preceding an offhand or annoyed remark)
- oh (preceding an invocation or address, but rarely a solemn one)
- ach in Duden online
- ach in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891
From Old Irish acht ("but, except"), from Proto-Celtic *ektos, from Proto-Indo-European *h?es.
ach (plus nominative, triggers no mutation)
- except, but
- but, only, merely
- ah! och! ugh!
- "ach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
- C. Marstrander, E. G. Quin et al., editors (1913-76), "acht", in Dictionary of the Irish Language: Based Mainly on Old and Middle Irish Materials, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, ->ISBN
- Entries containing "ach" in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
- Entries containing "ach" in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
Middle Low German
- oh (an expression of grievance or displeasure)
From Old Frisian acht. Compare West Frisian acht.
- (Heligoland) eight
From Old Irish acht ("but, except"), from Proto-Celtic *ektos, from Proto-Indo-European *eghs.
Thèid mise ach cha tèid thusa. - I'll go but you won't [go].
- except, only
Cha robh ann ach trì daoine. - There were only three people (literally "there was not there but/except for three people").
Shortened form of feuch.
- so that
Dh'aontaich e ach am biodh adhartas air choireigin ann. - He agreed so that there would be some progress.
From Proto-Celtic *akk?, from Proto-Indo-European *h?ekkeh? (compare Latin Acca (Larentia), a Roman goddess, Ancient Greek ? (Akk?, "nurse of Demeter"), Sanskrit (akk?, "mother")).
ach f (plural achau or achoedd)
- pedigree, ancestry
- (plural) lineage
- (plural) genealogy, family roots