bolg

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bolg.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): [ˈbɔlək]

Noun[edit]

bolg m (genitive boilg, nominative plural boilg)

  1. belly
  2. abdomen
  3. bulge (of equator, galaxy, etc.)
  4. hold (of ship)
  5. bunt (of sail)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bolg bholg mbolg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bolg.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolg m (genitive bolgey or bolgagh, plural builg)

  1. (anatomy) belly, stomach, abdomen, tummy
  2. corporation
  3. bilge
  4. bowl (of lamp)

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bolg volg molg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolg m, f

  1. (anatomy) belly, stomach
  2. bag, satchel
  3. bellows
  4. blister, bubble, puffball
  5. bud
  6. boss

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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