See also: bata, batá, bàtá, bâta, batā, bâtă, bată, and bata-

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish bát (compare Irish bád, Manx baatey), borrowed from Old English bāt.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paːʰt̪ə/, [ˈb̥aːʰt̪ə]

NounEdit

bàta m (genitive singular bàta, plural bàtaichean)

  1. boat
  2. pinnace
  3. barge

Usage notesEdit

  • Although the noun is masculine, the feminine pronoun i is used.

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • bàta” 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), “bát”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language