Breatnach

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Bretnach, synchronically Breatain +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Breatnach (genitive singular masculine Breatnaigh, genitive singular feminine Breatnaí, plural Breatnacha, not comparable)

  1. Welsh

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

Breatnach m (genitive singular Breatnaigh, nominative plural Breatnaigh)

  1. Welsh person (male or female)

Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Breatnach m, f (genitive Breatnaigh)

  1. A surname​, traditionally anglicized as Walsh.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Breatnach Bhreatnach mBreatnach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Bretnach.

Noun[edit]

Breatnach (genitive Breatnach)

  1. Breton (person)

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
Breatnach Bhreatnach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • Bretnach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.