braon

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bráen ‎(rain, moisture, drop(s)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

braon m ‎(genitive singular braoin, nominative plural braonta or braonacha)

  1. a drop (small mass of liquid)
  2. gathering, pus (fluid found in regions of infection)

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative plural: braonacha (Cois Fharraige)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
braon bhraon mbraon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bráen ‎(rain, moisture, drop(s)).

Noun[edit]

braon m ‎(genitive singular braoin, plural braoin)

  1. drop (of liquid)
  2. drizzle
  3. rain
  4. shower
  5. dew

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

braon

  1. drop
  2. distil
  3. drizzle

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]