banaltra

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish banaltra(foster-mother, nurse), from ben(woman) + altra(foster-father).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbˠanəl̪ˠt̪ˠɾˠə]

Noun[edit]

banaltra f (genitive singular banaltra, nominative plural banaltraí)

  1. (female) nurse

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
banaltra bhanaltra mbanaltra
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "banaltra" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • banaltra” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • altra” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.