Irish edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with Welsh brifo (to injure).[1](This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

brúigh (present analytic brúnn, future analytic brúfaidh, verbal noun brú, past participle brúite) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. press
  2. push, shove
  3. crush

Conjugation edit

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
brúigh bhrúigh mbrúigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “briw”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

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