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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish báinsech (open space), from bán (untilled, waste, unoccupied, adjective).

NounEdit

báinseach f (genitive singular báinsí, nominative plural báinseacha)

  1. green, sward, greensward, lawn

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
báinseach bháinseach mbáinseach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

  • "báinseach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • greensward” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • sward” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.