bolg

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bolg.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): [ˈbɔlək]

Noun[edit]

bolg m (genitive singular boilg, nominative plural boilg)

  1. (anatomy) belly, stomach, abdomen
  2. (by extension) bellyful
  3. (geology, astronomy, etc.) bulge, broad part, middle (of equator, galaxy, etc.)
  4. (nautical) hold (of ship)
  5. (nautical) bunt, belly (of sail)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bolg (present analytic bolgann, future analytic bolgfaidh, verbal noun bolgadh, past participle bolgtha)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) bulge
  2. (transitive, intransitive) blister

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bolg bholg mbolg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bolg.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolg m (genitive bolgey or bolgagh, plural builg)

  1. (anatomy) belly, stomach, abdomen, tummy
  2. corporation
  3. bilge
  4. bowl (of lamp)

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bolg volg molg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolg m, f

  1. (anatomy) belly, stomach
  2. bag, satchel
  3. bellows
  4. blister, bubble, puffball
  5. bud
  6. boss

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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