blaosc

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Irish[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.

References[edit]

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