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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ban- (feminine prefix) +‎ ab (abbot).

NounEdit

ban-ab f (genitive singular ban-aba, nominative plural ban-abaí)

  1. (Christianity) abbess
    Synonym: máthairab
    Coordinate term: ab

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ban-ab bhan-ab mban-ab
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • Entries containing “ban-ab” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

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