blàth

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bláth, from Proto-Celtic *blātus, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (blossom, flower).

Noun[edit]

blàth m (genitive singular blàith, plural blàthan)

  1. blossom, bloom, flower

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blàth (genitive singular masculine blàith, genitive singular feminine blàithe, nominative plural blàtha)

  1. warm
    Tha am bùrn blàth.The water is warm.

Declension[edit]

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative blàth bhlàth blàtha
Vocative bhlàith bhlàith blàtha
Genitive bhlàith bhlàith/blàithe blàtha
Dative bhlàth bhlàith blàtha

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • bláth” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.