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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish buille, from Old Irish builne (blow, strike).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

buille m (genitive singular buille, nominative plural buillí)

  1. blow, stroke
    Synonyms: béim
  2. (speech, music, etc.) beat
    Synonyms: béim
  3. (as adverb) a little, somewhat

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buille bhuille mbuille
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish buille, from Old Irish builne (blow, strike).

NounEdit

buille f (genitive singular buille, plural buillean or builleannan)

  1. hit, blow, stroke
  2. stress, emphasis, importance
  3. (speech, music) stress, beat

SynonymsEdit

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