bolad

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *bulato- ‎(smell).

Noun[edit]

bolad m

  1. smell, scent (usually in a good sense)

Derived terms[edit]

  • boladmar ‎(fragrant, sweet-smelling)

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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