See also: bard, bárd, and Bård

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish bard, from Proto-Celtic *bardos (compare Welsh bardd, Breton barz).

NounEdit

bàrd m (genitive singular bàird, plural bàird or bàrda or bàrdan)

  1. rhymer, poet, bard
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: bard

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

bàrd m

  1. dyke, fence
  2. park
  3. garrison
  4. corporation

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

bàrd m

  1. (Strathtummel, Badenoch) meadow, land on the edge of a river

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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