breinn

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish brén (putrid, stinking, rotten), from Proto-Celtic *bragno-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreHg.

Adjective[edit]

breinn

  1. nasty, foul
  2. rotten, rancid, putrid
  3. smelly, fetid, malodorous
    • T'eh breinn. It stinks.
  4. loathsome, offensive
  5. (film, literature, pornography) blue
  6. pestilential

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
breinn vreinn mreinn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.