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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish bert (burden, load; bundle).

NounEdit

beart m (genitive singular birt, nominative plural bearta)

  1. bundle
  2. parcel
  3. (commerce) lot
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish bert (clothing, covering, clothes, attire, apparel; accoutrement).

NounEdit

beart m, f (genitive singular birt, nominative plural bearta)

  1. covering, garment
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Irish bert (deed, exploit; feat, trick; effort, task; action, behaviour; move, play, game)

NounEdit

beart m (genitive singular birt, nominative plural bearta)

  1. cast, move (in a game)
  2. shift, plan
  3. proceeding, action, transaction
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Borrowed from English berth.

NounEdit

beart m (genitive singular bearta, nominative plural beartanna)

  1. (nautical) berth
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

beart (present analytic beartann, future analytic beartfaidh, verbal noun beartadh, past participle bearta)

  1. (transitive) Alternative form of beartaigh (cast; poise, brandish; plan, contrive; consider; decide (upon))
ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beart bheart mbeart
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "beart" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 bert” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “beart” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “beart” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish bert.

NounEdit

beart f (genitive singular beairt or beirt, plural beartan)

  1. deed, action
  2. fact
  3. instrument, device, machine
  4. sheath
  5. shroud (set of ropes)

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • 1 bert” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.