buille

See also: buile

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish buille, earlier builne (blow, strike).

NounEdit

buille m (genitive buille, nominative plural buillí)

  1. blow, stroke
  2. (speech, music, etc.) beat
  3. (as adverb) a little, somewhat

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • builleach (striking, given to striking)
  • débhuilleach (duple)
  • slisbhuille (cut, slice; glancing blow)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buille bhuille mbuille
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish buille, earlier builne (blow, strike).

NounEdit

buille f (genitive buille, plural buillean or builleannan)

  1. hit, blow, stroke
  2. stress, emphasis, importance
  3. (speech, music) stress, beat

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 6 March 2014, at 03:38