gríobh

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gríb (gyrfalcon, griffin, talon) (compare Manx greeu), from Latin gryphus, from Ancient Greek γρύψ (grúps).

Noun[edit]

gríobh f (genitive gríbhe, nominative plural gríobha)

  1. griffin
  2. talon
  3. (figuratively) fierce warrior

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gríobh ghríobh ngríobh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.