Scottish Gaelic edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Irish báid.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

bàidh f (genitive singular bàidhe)

  1. mercy, clemency, commiseration, partiality, benignity, humanity
  2. hospitality
  3. affection, love, attachment, fondness

Mutation edit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
bàidh bhàidh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  • Edward Dwelly (1911) “bàidh”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary]‎[1], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “báid”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language