baase

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

baase m (genitive baaish, plural baaseyn)

  1. death
    Nagh dooar eh baase?
    Didn't he die? (literally, Didn't he get death?)
  2. bereavement
  3. extinction
  4. capital punishment

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
baase vaase maase
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.