baintreach

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish baintrebthach f, originally “landlady”, from ban- (combining form of ben ‎(woman)) + trebthach ‎(housholder), from treb ‎(farm, holding), from Proto-Celtic *trebā ‎(settlement) (compare Welsh tref ‎(town)), from Proto-Indo-European *treb- ‎(settlement) (compare Old English þorp ‎(village), Lithuanian troba ‎(house)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbˠanʲtʲɾʲəx/

Noun[edit]

baintreach f ‎(genitive singular baintrí, nominative plural baintreacha)

  1. widow

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
baintreach bhaintreach mbaintreach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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