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See also: brog and bróg

Scottish Gaelic[edit]


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


bròg f (genitive singular bròige, plural brògan)

  1. shoe, boot
  2. hoof

Usage notes[edit]

Derived terms[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]

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