bìrlinn

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Norse byrðingr.

Noun[edit]

bìrlinn f (genitive singular bìrlinn, plural bìrlinnean)

  1. galley (ship)

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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