brèagha

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish breagha (O'Cl.), from Old Irish bregda, from Proto-Celtic *breigavo-s, root *breig, *brîg, as in brìgh. see possibly Irish breá (archaic breagh, breaghda = Bregian, Tir Breg).

Adjective[edit]

brèagha

  1. fine, handsome, beautiful

Declension[edit]

First declension; forms of the positive degree:

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative brèagha bhrèagha brèagha
Vocative bhrèagha bhrèagha brèagha
Genitive bhrèagha bhrèagha brèagha
Dative bhrèagha bhrèagha brèagha

Comparative/superlative: brèagha

References[edit]

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