brùid

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish brúit (brute, beast), from Latin brūtus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brùid m (genitive singular brùid, plural brùidean)

  1. brute, beast
  2. brutal person

Related terms[edit]

  • brùideil (barbarous, beastly, bestial, brutal, brutish, violent, cruel, adjective)
  • brùidealachd f (barbarism, brutality, violence)

Mutation[edit]

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

References[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 0 901771 92 9
  • brúit” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.