bròg

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See also: brog and bróg

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bróc, from Old Norse [Term?] or Old English [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bròg f (genitive singular bròige, plural brògan)

  1. shoe, boot
  2. hoof

Usage notes[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: brogan, brogue

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • bròg” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “bróc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language