banbh

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish banb (young pig).

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Noun[edit]

banbh m (genitive singular bainbh, nominative plural bainbh)

  1. piglet, bonham
  2. (card games) ace of hearts

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
banbh bhanbh mbanbh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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