blas

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See also: Blas, B.L.A.S., blås, and Błaś

Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *mlasto-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mel-s- (compare Russian молса́ть (molsátʹ, to suck).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blas m

  1. taste

Related terms[edit]


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [blaːs]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːs

Verb[edit]

blas

  1. Imperative singular of blasen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of blasen.

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish blas, from Old Irish mlas, from Proto-Celtic *mlasto-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mel-s- (compare Russian молса́ть (molsátʹ, to suck).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blas m (genitive singular blais, nominative plural blasanna)

  1. taste, flavour
  2. (linguistics) accent (distinctive pronunciation associated with a region, social group, etc.)
  3. (as a negative polarity item) nothing, anything
    Ní bhfuair mé blas.I didn’t get anything

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
blas bhlas mblas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish mlas, from Proto-Celtic *mlasto-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mel-s- (compare Russian молса́ть (molsátʹ, to suck).

Noun[edit]

blas m

  1. flavour
  2. savour
  3. taste

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: blas
  • Manx: blass
  • Scottish Gaelic: blas

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]


Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch blazen.

Verb[edit]

blas

  1. to blow

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish blas, from Old Irish mlas, from Proto-Celtic *mlasto-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mel-s- (compare Russian молса́ть (molsátʹ, to suck).

Noun[edit]

blas m (genitive singular blais, plural blasan)

  1. taste, flavour
  2. accent

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • blas” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “blas”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *mlasto-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mel-s- (compare Russian молса́ть (molsátʹ, to suck). Cognate with Cornish blas, Breton blaz, Irish blas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blas m (plural blasau)

  1. taste, flavour

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
blas flas mlas unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.