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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish brú(abdomen, belly; bowels, entrails; womb), from Proto-Celtic *brusū.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

broinn f ‎(genitive singular broinne, nominative plural broinnte)

  1. womb
  2. Alternative form of broinne(breast, bosom; brink, verge)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
broinn bhroinn mbroinn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

broinn f

  1. dative singular of brù

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