bás

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish bás, from Old Irish bás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷes- (to extinguish).

Noun[edit]

bás m (genitive báis, nominative plural básanna)

  1. death
    Nuair a thiocas an bás ní imeoidh sé folamh.
    When death comes he won't leave empty.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bás bhás mbás
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bás, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷes- (to extinguish).

Noun[edit]

bás m

  1. death

Descendants[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷes- (to extinguish).

Noun[edit]

bás n, m

  1. death

Descendants[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
bás bás
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbás
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.