boladh

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bolad, from Proto-Celtic *bulato- (smell).

Noun[edit]

boladh m (genitive singular bolaidh, nominative plural bolaithe)

  1. smell (sensation)
  2. scent (distinctive odour or smell)

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
boladh bholadh mboladh
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.
  • “bolaḋ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "boladh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.