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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish brága (captive, prisoner; hostage), from Old Irish bráge (neck).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brá m (genitive singular brá, nominative plural bránna)

  1. captive, hostage
    Synonym: giall

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • brá gill (hostage held for ransom; source of wealth)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
brá bhrá mbrá
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *brēwō.

NounEdit

brá f (genitive brár, plural brár)

  1. eyelash, lash

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian Nynorsk: brå

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