birt

See also: bírt, BIRT, and Birt

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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle English byrte; compare French bertonneau and English bret, burt.

NounEdit

birt ‎(plural birts)

  1. (Britain, dialect) A fish of the turbot kind; the brill.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


IrishEdit

NounEdit

birt

  1. genitive singular of beart

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
birt bhirt mbirt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

birt

  1. third-person singular preterite absolute of beirid

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

·birt

  1. second-person singular preterite conjunct of beirid
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