baist

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish baithsid, baitsid, baistid ‎(baptises; blesses; names, confers (a name) on), from baithis, baithes, bathais ‎(baptism), from Latin baptisma, from Ancient Greek βάπτισμα ‎(báptisma).

Verb[edit]

baist ‎(present analytic baisteann, future analytic baistfidh, verbal noun baisteadh, past participle baiste)

  1. (transitive, Christianity) baptize
  2. (transitive) name
  3. (transitive) add water to

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • baiste m ‎(baptism)
  • baisteach m ‎(baptist)
  • baisteachán m ‎((act of) nicknaming, calling names; abuse)
  • baistíoch m ‎((newly-)baptized person; Christian; living person)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
baist bhaist mbaist
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish baithsid, baitsid, baistid ‎(baptises; blesses; names, confers (a name) on), from baithis, baithes, bathais ‎(baptism), from Latin baptisma, from Ancient Greek βάπτισμα ‎(báptisma).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

baist ‎(past bhaist, future baistidh, verbal noun baisteadh, past participle baiste)

  1. (Christianity) baptize, christen

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]