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bainis

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish banais, bainis (wedding feast, wedding), from ben (woman, wife) + feis (festival).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bainis f (genitive bainise, plural bainiseacha)

  1. wedding, wedding feast

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bainis bhainis mbainis
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "banais" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “bainis” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "bainis" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.