bealach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish belach (gap, pass, road, path).

Noun[edit]

bealach m (genitive bealaigh, nominative plural bealaí)

  1. road
  2. way, route
  3. pass
  4. manner, way
  5. (geography) sound

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bealach bhealach mbealach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish belach (gap, pass, road, path).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bealach m (genitive bealaich, plural bealaichean)

  1. defile, passage, pass or gorge of a mountain, glen
  2. gap, breach (in a wall or fence)
  3. gateway, gate
  4. road