Buircíne Fasó

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From English Burkina Faso, from Moore burkina (honest) + Dyula faso (father's house), coined by Thomas Sankara.

Proper noun[edit]

Buircíne Fasó m (genitive Bhuircíne Fasó)

  1. Burkina Faso (a country in West Africa)


Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Buircíne Fasó Bhuircíne Fasó mBuircíne Fasó
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • Burkina Faso” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.