bóín Dé

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Irish[edit]

bóín Dé

Etymology[edit]

From (cow) +‎ -ín (diminutive) + (of God).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbˠoːiːnʲ ˈdʲeː]

Noun[edit]

ín  m (genitive singular bóín Dé, nominative plural bóíní Dé)

  1. ladybug, ladybird (beetle)
    Synonym: bóín samhraidh

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bóín Dé bhóín Dé mbóín Dé
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]