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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish báire.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

báire m (genitive singular báire, nominative plural báirí)

  1. match, contest
  2. (hurling) match
  3. (sports) goal (score gained; target area)
    Synonyms: cúl, góraí (target area)
  4. shoal (of fish)
    Synonyms: rath, scoil

DeclensionEdit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
báire bháire mbáire
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

  • "báire" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • goal” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • school” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • shoal” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.