bairín

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bairgen, from Proto-Celtic *bargos, *barginā (cake, bread), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰars- (spike, prickle), see also Old Norse barr (corn, grain, barley), Latin far (spelt), Serbo-Croatian бра̏шно/brȁšno.[1]

Noun[edit]

bairín m (genitive singular bairín, nominative plural bairíní)

  1. loaf (of bread)
    Synonyms: builín, bollóg

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bairín bhairín mbairín
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “bairín”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 17