báire

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See also: baire and bàire

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish báire.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

báire m ‎(genitive singular báire, nominative plural báirí)

  1. match, contest
  2. (hurling) match
  3. (sports) goal (score gained; target area)
  4. shoal (of fish)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (score gained, target area): cúl
  • (target area): góraí

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
báire bháire mbáire
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "báire" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 báire” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.