Breith
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Breith

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish breth, verbal noun of beirid ("to carry, bear, bring forth, judge").

Pronunciation

Noun

breith f (genitive singular breithe, nominative plural breitheanna)

  1. verbal noun of beir
  2. birth
  3. (of hens) lay
  4. bearing capacity
  5. bringing, taking
  6. seizing; catching, overtaking
  7. judgment, decision
  8. injunction

Declension

Derived terms

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
breith bhreith mbreith
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish breth, verbal noun of beirid ("to carry, bear, bring forth, judge").

Noun

breith f (genitive singular breith, plural breithean)

  1. opinion
  2. assessment, judgment
  3. decision
  4. sentence, verdict

Derived terms

Noun

breith f (genitive singular breith, plural breithean)

  1. verbal noun of beir
  2. birth

Synonyms

Derived terms

References

  • "breith" in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, ->ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , "breth", in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

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