blaosc

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bláesc (eggshell, nutshell).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blaosc f (genitive singular blaoisce, nominative plural blaoscanna or blaoscacha)

  1. (of egg, nut, crustacean) shell

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

blaosc (present analytic blaoscann, future analytic blaoscfaidh, verbal noun blaoscadh, past participle blaosctha)

  1. (transitive) puff, inflate
  2. (chemistry, transitive) decrepitate

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
blaosc bhlaosc mblaosc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, page 22