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See also: bain't



  • IPA(key): [bˠan̠ʲtʲ], [bˠɪn̠ʲtʲ]


baint f (genitive singular bainte)

  1. verbal noun of bain
  2. connection, relationship
  3. relevance
  4. (medicine, of tumour, cyst, etc.) removal
  5. digging, removing
  6. involvement (in, with something, somebody)
    Synonym: páirt
  7. harvesting
    Synonyms: baint an fhómhair, sábháil, déanamh an fhómhair, buaint, buainteoireacht, fómhar
  8. lifting (of potatoes, etc.)
    Synonym: tógáil
  9. reaping (of hay)
  10. saving
  11. extraction
  12. relationship, affinity, connection
    Synonyms: caidreamh, gaolmhaireacht, gaol
  13. relation
    Synonym: gaol
  14. (Gaelic football) lift, pick-up
    Synonyms: ardú, piocadh



Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
baint bhaint mbaint
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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