badb

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Badb, the name of a war goddess.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

badb f (ā-stem, genitive baidb)

  1. hooded crow
  2. witch

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]