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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

beirid

  1. (archaic, Munster) third-person plural present indicative and subjunctive of beir

Usage notesEdit

The modern standard forms are beireann siad in the indicative and go mbeire siad in the subjunctive.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beirid bheirid mbeirid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *bereti, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-. See ro·uic for the etymology of the suppletive perfective forms.

Cognates include Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌰𐌽 (bairan), Ancient Greek φέρω (phérō), Sanskrit भरति (bhárati), Latin ferō, Old Church Slavonic бьрати (bĭrati).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

beirid (conjunct ·beir, verbal noun breth)

  1. to carry
  2. to bear (children)
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 129c8
      in tan ṁberes claind, is fáilid íar sin
      when she bears children, she is joyous after that

ConjugationEdit

Perfective forms derived from ro·uic:

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

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