Focal an Lae #246
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: uacht (OO-uhkht) [uːəxt]

Meaning: uacht = will, testament

Usage:

History: Old Irish “audacht” comes from Indo-European *ad-ukw-to- (spoken to), from the root *wekw- (to speak). Cognates in English from this root include “advocate” and “invoke”.

2008-06-19 CPD