béic

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish béiccid (cries, roars, bellows).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

béic (present analytic béiceann, future analytic béicfidh, verbal noun béiceadh, past participle béicthe)

  1. (intransitive) yell, shout

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • béiceach (yelling, clamorous, adjective)
  • béiceadán m (puffball; glutton; yeller, bawler)

Related terms[edit]

  • béicíl f ((act of) yelling, shouting)

Noun[edit]

béic f (genitive singular béice, nominative plural béiceacha)

  1. yell, shout

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
béic bhéic mbéic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

External links[edit]

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