basc

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See also: BASc, B.A.Sc., and B. A. Sc.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Basque

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

basc (feminine basca, masculine plural bascs or bascos, feminine plural basques)

  1. Basque

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

basc m (plural bascs or bascos, feminine basca)

  1. Basque (person from the Basque country)

Proper noun[edit]

basc m

  1. Basque (language)

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

basc (present analytic bascann, future analytic bascfaidh, verbal noun bascadh, past participle basctha)

  1. (transitive) bash; crush

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
basc bhasc mbasc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "basc" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “basc” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “basc” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root of modern baithis (top, crown (of head), literally baptism).

Noun[edit]

basc ?

  1. (weather) storm, heavy fall of rain

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *baskis (bundle, load).

Cognate to Welsh baich (load, burden), Ancient Macedonian βάσκιοι (báskioi, fasces, bundle), Ancient Greek φάκελος (phákelos, bundle), Latin fascis (band, bundle), Old English bæst (inner bark of the linden tree) and Albanian bashkë (together).[1]

Noun[edit]

basc ?

  1. round necklet or neckband, consisting of beads of precious stone

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
basc basc
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbasc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.93

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Basque

Adjective[edit]

basc m (feminine singular basca, masculine plural basques, feminine plural bascas)

  1. Basque

Noun[edit]

basc m (plural basques, feminine basca, feminine plural bascas)

  1. Basque (person from the Basque country)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French basque

Adjective[edit]

basc m or n (feminine singular bască, masculine plural baști, feminine and neuter plural baște)

  1. Basque

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

basc m (plural basci)

  1. Basque

Declension[edit]