Breta

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See also: bretã and Břeťa

Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from Britain (Britons).

Proper noun[edit]

Breta f

  1. Britain

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
Breta Breta
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mBreta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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