brécaire

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bréc(falsehood, lie; deception) +‎ -aire(agent noun suffix).

NounEdit

brécaire m

  1. liar, deceiver
  2. flatterer
  3. hypocrite

InflectionEdit

Masculine io-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • brécaire” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.