breib

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin brevis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

breib

  1. short

Declension[edit]

i-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative breib breib breib
Vocative breib
Accusative breib breib
Genitive breib breibe breib
Dative breib breib breib
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative breibi breibi
Vocative breibi
Accusative breibi
Genitive breib*
breibe
Dative breibib
Notes *not when substantivized

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
breib breib
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbreib
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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