bodhrán

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See also: bodhran

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bodrán, bodarán ‎(tabor, drum); synchronically, bodhar ‎(deaf) +‎ -án.

Noun[edit]

bodhrán m ‎(genitive singular bodhráin, nominative plural bodhráin)

  1. winnowing drum; bodhran
  2. deaf person; slow-witted person, dullard

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bodhrán bhodhrán mbodhrán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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