beartach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bertach.

Adjective[edit]

beartach (genitive singular masculine beartaigh, genitive singular feminine beartaí, plural beartacha, comparative beartaí)

  1. scheming; contriving

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beartach bheartach mbeartach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "beartach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • bertach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “beartach” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “beartach” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bertach.

Adjective[edit]

beartach

  1. rich, wealthy
  2. of, or belonging to, a machine
  3. sheathed
  4. like a sheath or scabbard
  5. too much

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
beartach bheartach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]