banais

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See also: bañáis

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

banais f (genitive singular banaise, nominative plural banaiseacha)

  1. Alternative form of bainis (wedding; wedding-feast)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
banais bhanais mbanais
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 banais (marriage-feast, wedding), from Proto-Celtic *banowessā, equivalent to Old Irish ben (woman, wife) + feis (festival).

Noun[edit]

banais f (genitive singular bainnse, plural bainnsean)

  1. wedding
    Rud a thachras tric aig banais.Something that often happens at a wedding.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • banais” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.