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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish bithbinech (habitually criminal, vicious; (habitual) criminal, thief, robber), from bith (lasting, permanent, perpetual) (compare modern bith- (ever-, constant)) + binech (criminal).

NounEdit

bithiúnach m (genitive singular bithiúnaigh, nominative plural bithiúnaigh)

  1. cheat, crook, malefactor, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, rough, ruffian, scoundrel, thug, varlet, villain

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bithiúnach bhithiúnach mbithiúnach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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