buirbe

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IrishEdit

NounEdit

buirbe f ‎(genitive singular buirbe)

  1. Alternative form of boirbe ‎(fierceness; rudeness; coarseness; rankness)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buirbe bhuirbe mbuirbe
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish burbae, buirbe, burba, borba ‎(stupidity, ignorance; boorishness, harshness, fierceness, violence) (compare Irish boirbe), from borb ‎(foolish, silly, senseless; stupid, ignorant, unlearned; rude, uncouth; fierce, rough, rude, violent, harsh; arrogant).

NounEdit

buirbe f

  1. atrocity, barbarism, ferocity, fierceness, rudeness, savagery

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit