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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish bráen (rain, moisture, drop(s)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

braon m (genitive singular braoin, nominative plural braonta or braonacha)

  1. a drop (small mass of liquid)
  2. gathering, pus (fluid found in regions of infection)

DeclensionEdit

  • Alternative plural: braonacha (Cois Fharraige)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
braon bhraon mbraon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

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

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish bráen (rain, moisture, drop(s)).

NounEdit

braon m (genitive singular braoin, plural braoin)

  1. drop (of liquid)
  2. drizzle
  3. rain
  4. shower
  5. dew

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

braon

  1. drop
  2. distil
  3. drizzle

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
braon bhraon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit