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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish brecc (speckled, spotted; trout). Cognate with Breton breac’h and Welsh brych.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

breac (genitive singular masculine bric, genitive singular feminine brice, plural breaca, comparative brice)

  1. speckled, spotted

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

breac (present analytic breacann, future analytic breacfaidh, verbal noun breacadh, past participle breactha)

  1. to speckle

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

breac m (genitive singular bric, nominative plural bric)

  1. trout

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
breac bhreac mbreac
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish brecc (speckled, spotted, variegated).

AdjectiveEdit

breac (comparative brice)

  1. speckled, spotted, piebald
  2. embossed
  3. chequered
DeclensionEdit

First declension; forms of the positive degree:

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative breac bhreac breaca
Vocative bhric bhric breac
Genitive bhric bhric/brice breac
Dative bhreac bhric breaca
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

breac (past bhreac, future breacaidh, verbal noun breacadh, past participle breacte)

  1. speckle
  2. sprinkle, scatter
ConjugationEdit
Tense \ Voice Active Passive
Present a' breacadh --
Past bhreac bhreacadh
Future breacaidh breacar
Conditional bhreacadh bhreactadh

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish brecc (trout).

NounEdit

breac m (genitive singular bric, plural bric)

  1. trout, brown trout
  2. (dialectal) salmon

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit