brónach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

brón (sorrow) +‎ -ach, from Old Irish brónach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brónach

  1. sad

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
brónach bhrónach mbrónach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

brón +‎ -ach

Adjective[edit]

brónach (comparative brónchu)

  1. sad, sorrowful; grievous
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 16b18
      "ni bróntach donintarrái" glosses refectus est spiritus eius
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 86d7
      "bronchu" glosses tristiora

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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