beir

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See also: beír

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish beirid, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.

Verb[edit]

beir (present analytic beireann, future analytic béarfaidh, verbal noun breith, past participle beirthe)

  1. to bear, give birth to
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of beidh.

Verb[edit]

beir

  1. (literary, Munster) second-person singular future of
    Beir ana-shásta ansin.
    You will be very happy there.
Usage notes[edit]

The modern standard form is the analytic construction beidh .

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beir bheir mbeir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

·beir (present), beir (imperative)

  1. third-person singular present conjunct of beirid
  2. second-person singular imperative of beirid

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Verb[edit]

beir (present participle breith or beirsinn)

  1. carry, bear
  2. catch

Participles[edit]

Tense \ Voice Active Passive
Present a' breith --
Past rug rugadh
Future beiridh beirear
Conditional bheireadh bheirteadh