bàs

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish bás m (death), from Old Irish bás n (death), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷes- (to extinguish).[1]

Noun[edit]

bàs m (genitive singular bàis, plural bàsan)

  1. death, demise

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