birling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

birling

  1. present participle of birl

Noun[edit]

birling (plural birlings)

  1. Alternative form of birlinn

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Norse byrðingr.

Noun[edit]

birling f (genitive singular birlinge, nominative plural birlingí)

  1. barge
  2. (commander's) galley

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
birling bhirling mbirling
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "birling" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • beirling” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Manx[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Norse byrðingr.

Noun[edit]

birling f (genitive singular birling, plural birleeyn)

  1. yacht
  2. galley, longship

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
birling virling mirling
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • beirling” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.