bràthair

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bráthair, from Proto-Celtic *brātīr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr (brother).

Noun[edit]

bràthair m (genitive singular bràthar, plural bràithrean)

  1. brother, male sibling
    Tha am bràthair aig Seumas aig am bùth.James' brother is at the shop.

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
bràthair bhràthair
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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