uisce beatha

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

uisce (water) + beatha (life), in origin a calque of Latin aqua vitae

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈiʃkʲə ˈbʲahə]

Noun[edit]

uisce beatha m

  1. whiskey (literally "water of life")

Synonyms[edit]