bréan

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish brén (putrid, stinking, rotten), from Proto-Celtic *bragnos, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreHg-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bréan (genitive singular masculine bréin, genitive singular feminine bréine, plural bréana, comparative bréine)

  1. fetid, rancid, foul
  2. (with de) fed up (with), sick (of)
    Tá mé bréan de do bhréaga.
    I’m sick of your lies.

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Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bréan m (genitive singular bréin, nominative plural bréin)

  1. bream (Abramis brama)

Declension[edit]

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Verb[edit]

bréan (present analytic bréanann, future analytic bréanfaidh, verbal noun bréanadh, past participle bréanta)

  1. pollute, putrefy

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bréan bhréan mbréan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.