Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

derb- +‎ bráthair

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʲerbraːθirʲ/

NounEdit

derbráthair m

  1. (rare until Middle Irish) brother (by blood)

InflectionEdit

Masculine r-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative derbráthair derbráthairL derbráithir
Vocative derbráthair derbráthairL derbráithrea
Accusative derbráthairN derbráthairL derbráithrea
Genitive derbráthar derbráthar derbrátharN, derbráithreN
Dative derbráthairL derbráithrib derbráithrib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Irish: derbráthair

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