bláith

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Irish bláith (soft, smooth) from earlier mláith, from Proto-Celtic *mlātis (soft, tender), from Proto-Indo-European *ml̥h₂-ti-s ~ *ml̥h₁-téy-s, from *melh₂- (to crush, grind) +‎ *-tis. Originally meant "ground soft".

Adjective[edit]

bláith (genitive singular masculine bláith, genitive singular feminine bláithe, plural bláithe, comparative bláithe)

  1. (literary) smooth, delicate, beautiful

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