birt

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See also: bírt, BIRT, and Birt

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English byrte; compare French bertonneau and English bret, burt.

Noun[edit]

birt ‎(plural birts)

  1. (Britain, dialect) A fish of the turbot kind; the brill.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

birt m

  1. genitive singular of beart(bundle; covering; cast)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
birt bhirt mbirt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

birt

  1. third-person singular preterite absolute of beirid

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

·birt

  1. second-person singular preterite conjunct of beirid