See also: BASc, B.A.Sc., and B. A. Sc.

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

basc (feminine basca, masculine plural bascs or bascos, feminine plural basques)

  1. Basque

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

basc m (plural bascs or bascos, feminine basca)

  1. Basque (person from the Basque country)

Proper nounEdit

basc m

  1. Basque (language)

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

basc (present analytic bascann, future analytic bascfaidh, verbal noun bascadh, past participle basctha)

  1. (transitive) bash; crush

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
basc bhasc mbasc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "basc" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “basc” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “basc” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Middle IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

basc ?

  1. (weather) storm, heavy fall of rain

Etymology 2Edit

From *baski (bundle, load), cognate to Welsh baich (load, burden), Ancient Macedonian βάσκιοι (baskioi, fasces, bundle), Ancient Greek φάκελος (phákelos, bundle), Latin fascis (band, bundle), Old English bæst (inner bark of the linden tree) and Albanian bashkë (together).[1]

NounEdit

basc ?

  1. round necklet or neckband, consisting of beads of precious stone

MutationEdit

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
basc basc
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbasc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.93

OccitanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

basc m (feminine singular basca, masculine plural basques, feminine plural bascas)

  1. Basque

NounEdit

basc m (plural basques, feminine basca, feminine plural bascas)

  1. Basque (person from the Basque country)