barrantachd

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish barántacht f (protection), from baránta (warrant, authority, guarantee; guarantor, surety).

Noun[edit]

barrantachd f (genitive singular barrantachd, plural barrantachdan)

  1. verbal noun of barrantaich
  2. guarantee, warrant
  3. commission
  4. authenticity

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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
  • barántacht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.