breith

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish breth, verbal noun of beirid (to carry, bear, bring forth, judge).

Noun[edit]

breith f (genitive breithe, nominative plural breitheanna)

  1. Verbal noun of beir.
  2. birth
  3. bringing, taking
  4. seizing
  5. judgment, decision
  6. injunction

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
breith bhreith mbreith
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 breth, verbal noun of beirid (to carry, bear, bring forth, judge).

Noun[edit]

breith f (genitive breith, plural breithean)

  1. opinion
  2. assessment, judgment
  3. decision
  4. sentence, verdict

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

breith f (genitive breith, plural breithean)

  1. Verbal noun of beir.
  2. birth

Derived terms[edit]