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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish búailid (beats, strikes, assaults; knocks (on); strikes, coins (money); stamps, impresses (a seal), verb).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

buail (present analytic buaileann, future analytic buailfidh, verbal noun bualadh, past participle buailte)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) strike, hit, beat
    An té a bhuailtear sa cheann bíonn eagla air. (proverb)
    A burnt child dreads the fire.
    1. (sports, cooking, etc.) beat
    2. defeat, overcome
    3. strike repeatedly, rhythmically
      1. (agriculture) thresh
    4. pulsate
    5. beat into shape
      1. (money) mint
    6. strike down
    7. (of appetites, emotions) seize, take hold of
    8. strike course, proceed
    9. touch, reach
    10. place, put, take

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • clóbhuail (print, transitive verb)
  • frithbhuail (strike against; beat back, check; kick back, recoil; pulsate, throb, verb)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buail bhuail mbuail
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 búalaid

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

buail (past bhuail, future buailidh, verbal noun bualadh, past participle buailte)

  1. strike, hit, bang, beat, smite, knock, pelt, rap, thrust, thump
  2. thrash, thresh (corn)
  3. coin

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

WelshEdit

NounEdit

buail m pl

  1. plural of bual

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
buail fuail muail unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.