beannaigh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish bennaigid, a later form of Old Irish bennachaid ‎(blesses; greets, hails, salutes; exercises ecclesiastical functions), from Latin benedīcō.

Verb[edit]

beannaigh ‎(present analytic beannaíonn, future analytic beannóidh, verbal noun beannú, past participle beannaithe)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, religion) bless, hallow
  2. (intransitive, ~ do) greet
Conjugation[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • beannacht f ‎(blessing; benediction)

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

beannaigh

  1. vocative singular masculine of beannach
  2. genitive singular masculine of beannach
  3. (archaic) dative singular feminine of beannach

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beannaigh bheannaigh mbeannaigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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