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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


From Old Irish báid.


bàidh f (genitive singular bàidhe)

  1. mercy, clemency, commiseration, partiality, benignity, humanity
  2. hospitality
  3. affection, love, attachment, fondness


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


  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • báid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.