Last modified on 27 July 2014, at 16:21

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *marwos (dead) (compare Welsh marw), from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥wós (compare *mr̥tós), ultimately from the root*mer- (to die).

AdjectiveEdit

marb

  1. dead
  2. mortified, insensible, spiritually dead
  3. pertaining to the dead
  4. inanimate
  5. (water) stagnant

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

marb m

  1. corpse, dead person

VerbEdit

·marb

  1. third-person singular preterite conjunct of marbaid
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive conjunct of marbaid

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
marb marb
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.