bláth

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bláth m (genitive singular blátha, nominative plural bláthanna)

  1. flower

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • bláfar (blooming, beautiful; tidy; demure; florid, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bláth bhláth mbláth
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bláth m

  1. flower
  2. blossom
  3. bloom

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
bláth bláth
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbláth
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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