dà-bheathach

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dà- (bi-, di-, two-) +‎ beatha (life) + -ach (adjectival suffix).

AdjectiveEdit

dà-bheathach (genitive singular masculine dà-bheathaich)

  1. amphibious
    Synonyms: dà-bhitheach, muir-thìreach

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

dà-bheathach m (genitive singular dà-bheathaich, plural dà-bheathaich)

  1. amphibian (amphibious animal)
    Synonyms: dà-bhitheach, muir-thìreach

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
dà-bheathach dhà-bheathach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • dà-bheathach” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.