bogha

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Irish[edit]

Bogha (1)
Bogha (2)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish boga, from Old Norse bogi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bogha m (genitive bogha, nominative plural boghanna)

  1. bow (weapon used for shooting arrows)
  2. bow (rod used for playing stringed instruments)
  3. ring, circle
  4. (astronomy) halo (atmospheric phenomenon)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bogha bhogha mbogha
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish boga, from Old Norse bogi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bogha m (genitive bogha, plural boghachan or boghannan)

  1. arch, vault
  2. curve, bend
  3. (archery) bow

Synonyms[edit]

  • (curve or bow): lùb

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