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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish bethaigid (quickens, animates; feeds, nourishes; supports; sustains, supports, confirms); synchronically, beatha (life) +‎ -igh.

VerbEdit

beathaigh (present analytic beathaíonn, future analytic beathóidh, verbal noun beathú, past participle beathaithe)

  1. (transitive) feed, nourish
  2. (transitive) fatten
    Synonym: ramhraigh
  3. (transitive) rear

ConjugationEdit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beathaigh bheathaigh mbeathaigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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