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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish bord (edge, side, border, brink; board, table; seat, bench) (compare Irish bord, Manx boayrd), borrowed from Old English bord (plank, table).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [b̊ɔːɹd̪̊], /pɔːɾʃt̪/

NounEdit

bòrd m (genitive singular bùird, plural bùird)

  1. table (furniture)
  2. plank, board
  3. board (of directors, etc.)
  4. (nautical) deck (of a ship)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

bòrd (past bhòrd, future bòrdaidh, verbal noun bòrdadh, past participle bòrdte)

  1. (nautical) tack
  2. board (a ship, etc.)
    Bhòrd iad an long.They boarded the ship.

MutationEdit

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

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