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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish bás, from Old Irish bás, from Proto-Celtic *bāstom, bāssom, from either Proto-Indo-European *gʷeh₂- (to go) or *(s)gʷes- (to extinguish).[1][2]

NounEdit

bàs m (genitive singular bàis, plural bàsan)

  1. death, demise

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie. Volume 53, Issue 1, Page 100, ISSN (Print) 0084-5302, 30 April 2003
  2. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*bāsto-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 59