boireann

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish bairenn ‎(large stone; rocky district).

NounEdit

boireann f ‎(genitive singular boirne, nominative plural boireanna)

  1. rock
  2. (geology) rocky country; karst

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
boireann bhoireann mboireann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "boireann" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • bairenn” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish boinenn ‎(female) (compare Irish baineann).

AdjectiveEdit

boireann ‎(comparative boirinne)

  1. female, feminine
  2. (linguistics) feminine

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