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Bretnach

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Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bretain +‎ -ach.

AdjectiveEdit

Bretnach

  1. Welsh

InflectionEdit

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative Bretnach Bretnach Bretnach
Vocative Bretnaig*
Bretnach**
Accusative Bretnach Bretnaig
Genitive Bretnaig Bretnaige Bretnaig
Dative Bretnuch Bretnaig Bretnuch
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative Bretnaig Bretnacha
Vocative Bretnachu
Bretnacha
Accusative Bretnachu
Bretnacha
Genitive Bretnach
Dative Bretnachaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

Bretnach m

  1. Welshman, Welshwoman

InflectionEdit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative Bretnach BretnachL BretnaigL
Vocative Bretnaig BretnachL Bretnachu
Accusative BretnachN BretnachL Bretnachu
Genitive BretnaigL Bretnach BretnachN
Dative BretnuchL Bretnachaib Bretnachaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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