IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʲɾʲɪʃɪdʲ/

VerbEdit

brisid

  1. (archaic, Munster) third-person plural present indicative/subjunctive of bris

Usage notesEdit

The modern standard forms are briseann siad in the indicative and go mbrise siad in the subjunctive.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
brisid bhrisid mbrisid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Denominative from bres (fight, combat), from Proto-Celtic *brestā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰres- (to burst, break). Cognate with Old English berstan and Old High German brestan.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bris(s)id (conjunct ·bris(s)i, verbal noun bris(s)ed)

  1. to break, to smash
  2. to defeat

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: bris
  • Manx: brish
  • Scottish Gaelic: bris

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit