See also: beír

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish beirid, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.

VerbEdit

beir (present analytic beireann, future analytic béarfaidh, verbal noun breith, past participle beirthe)

  1. to bear, give birth to
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of beidh.

VerbEdit

beir

  1. (literary, Munster) second-person singular future of
    Beir ana-shásta ansin.
    You will be very happy there.
Usage notesEdit

The modern standard form is the analytic construction beidh .

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beir bheir mbeir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

VerbEdit

·beir (present), beir (imperative)

  1. third-person singular present conjunct of beirid
  2. second-person singular imperative of beirid

Scottish GaelicEdit

VerbEdit

beir (present participle breith or beirsinn)

  1. carry, bear
  2. catch

ParticiplesEdit

Tense \ Voice Active Passive
Present a' breith --
Past rug rugadh
Future beiridh beirear
Conditional bheireadh bheirteadh
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