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See also: brónach

Scottish Gaelic[edit]


From Old Irish brónach; synchronically, bròn (grief, sadness, sorrow, mourning, affliction) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).


brònach (comparative brònaiche)

  1. sad, miserable, dismal, dolorous, doleful, downcast, mournful, sorrowful
    Synonyms: dubhach, gruamach


Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative brònach bhrònach brònach
Vocative bhrònaich bhrònach brònach
Genitive bhrònaich bhrònaich/brònaiche brònach
Dative bhrònach bhrònaich brònach


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

Further reading[edit]

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