See also: bañáis

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IrishEdit

NounEdit

banais f ‎(genitive singular banaise, nominative plural banaiseacha)

  1. Alternative form of bainis(wedding; wedding-feast)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
banais bhanais mbanais
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish banais(marriage-feast, wedding), from Proto-Celtic *banowessā, equivalent to Old Irish ben(woman, wife) + feis(festival).

NounEdit

banais f ‎(genitive singular bainnse, plural bainnsean)

  1. wedding
    Rud a thachras tric aig banais.‎ ― Something that often happens at a wedding.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • banais” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.