bríg

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *brīgos (strength) (compare Welsh bri (fame, distinction)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷrī-g-, the suffixed extended form of Proto-Indo-European *gʷerə- (heavy).

NounEdit

bríg f

  1. force, power
  2. value, virtue
  3. strength, vigour, vitality

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DescendantsEdit

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