braith

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish braithid (betrays; espies, spies, points out, discloses; perceives, notices, considers).

Verb[edit]

braith (present analytic braitheann, future analytic braithfidh, verbal noun brath, past participle braite)

  1. (transitive) perceive, feel
  2. (transitive) spy out, note
  3. (transitive) betray
  4. (usually followed by ar) perceive, sense; intend; expect, hope for; depend on
  5. (with le) wait for
Conjugation[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • braiteach (perceptive; alert, wary; sensitive (to pain); treacherous, adjective)
  • braiteoir m (sensor)
  • brathadóir m (betrayer; spy, informer)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

braith m sg

  1. genitive singular of brath

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
braith bhraith mbraith
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "braith" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • braithid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Welsh[edit]

Adjective[edit]

braith f

  1. feminine singular of brith

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
braith fraith mraith unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.