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brecc

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *brikkos.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brecc

  1. speckled, spotted, flecked
  2. checkered
  3. variegated

InflectionEdit

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative brecc brecc brecc
Vocative bricc*
brecc**
Accusative brecc bricc
Genitive bricc bricce bricc
Dative briucc bricc briucc
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative bricc brecca
Vocative briccu
brecca
Accusative briccu
brecca
Genitive brecc
Dative breccaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

brecc m

  1. trout

InflectionEdit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative brecc breccL briccL
Vocative bricc breccL briccu
Accusative breccN breccL briccu
Genitive briccL brecc breccN
Dative briuccL breccaib breccaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

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