blas

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See also: Blas, B.L.A.S., and blås

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]

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]

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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]

  • "blas" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 273
  • blas” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

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]

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]

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

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]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • blas” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.