bàrd

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See also: bard, bárd, and Bård

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish bard, from Proto-Celtic *bardo-s (compare Welsh bardd, Breton barz).

Noun[edit]

bàrd m (genitive singular bàird, plural bàird or bàrda or bàrdan)

  1. rhymer, poet, bard
Declension[edit]


Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bàrd m

  1. dyke, fence
  2. park
  3. garrison
  4. corporation

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bàrd m

  1. (Strathtummel, Badenoch) meadow, land on the edge of a river

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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