brécaire

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bréc ‎(falsehood, lie; deception) +‎ -aire ‎(agent noun suffix).

Noun[edit]

brécaire m

  1. liar, deceiver
  2. flatterer
  3. hypocrite

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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