breall

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish brell (blur, spot, stain, etc.; slur, blemish, etc.; tumour, a hump, knob or botch; the glans penis, etc.).

Noun[edit]

breall f, m (genitive singular breille or breill, nominative plural brealla)

  1. (anatomy) glans penis; clitoris
  2. (ugly) protuberance
  3. blubber lip, fat lip
    Synonyms: liobar líota, meill
  4. blemish, defect
  5. rag, clout
  6. blunderer, fool

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
breall bhreall mbreall
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • brell” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "breall" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “breall” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “breall” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.