brága

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Noun 1Edit

brága f

  1. (anatomy) neck, throat, gullet
  2. (by metonymy) body, person

Noun 2Edit

brága f

  1. captive, prisoner; hostage

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: brá ‎(captive, hostage)

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • 1 brága” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 brága” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.