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PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish buinnech (diarrhoea), from buinne.

NounEdit

buinneach f (genitive singular buinní)

  1. (medicine) scour, diarrhea
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish buinnech (gushing, flowing); synchronically, buinne (torrent, spout) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).

AdjectiveEdit

buinneach (genitive singular masculine buinnigh, genitive singular feminine buinní, plural buinneacha)

  1. shooting, surging
  2. (medicine, of sore, etc.) discharging
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buinneach bhuinneach mbuinneach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "buinneach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 buinnech” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 buinnech” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish buinnech (diarrhoea), from buinne.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

a' bhuinneach f (genitive singular buinnich)

  1. (medicine) diarrhea

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