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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish brised, brissed, verbal noun of brisid (to break, smash, destroy). Synchronically analyzable as bris +‎ -adh (verbal noun suffix)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

briseadh m (genitive singular briste, nominative plural bristeacha)

  1. verbal noun of bris
  2. break, the act of breaking; breakage
  3. disruption, dismissal
  4. (of money, etc.) change
  5. battle; defeat
  6. (in the plural) breakers

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See etymology on the main entry.

Pronunciation 1Edit

VerbEdit

briseadh

  1. past indicative autonomous of bris

Pronunciation 2Edit

VerbEdit

briseadh

  1. inflection of bris:
    1. third-person singular imperative
    2. past subjunctive analytic

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
briseadh bhriseadh mbriseadh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish brised, brissed, verbal noun of brisid (breaks, smashes, destroys).

NounEdit

briseadh m (genitive singular brisidh, plural brisidhean)

  1. verbal noun of bris
  2. bankruptcy
  3. breach

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • bris(s)ed” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.