beathaigh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bethaigid ‎(quickens, animates; feeds, nourishes; supports; sustains, supports, confirms); synchronically, beatha ‎(life) +‎ -igh.

Verb[edit]

beathaigh ‎(present analytic beathaíonn, future analytic beathóidh, verbal noun beathú, past participle beathaithe)

  1. (transitive) feed, nourish
  2. (transitive) rear

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beathaigh bheathaigh mbeathaigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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