breithemnas

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

brithem (judge; jurist) +‎ -as

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʲrʲeθʲeṽnas/

Noun[edit]

breithemnas m (genitive breithemnais or breithemnusa)

  1. judgment, adjudication
  2. jurisdiction

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative breithemnas
Vocative breithemnais
Accusative breithemnasN
Genitive breithemnaisL
Dative breithemnusL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative breithemnas
Vocative breithemnas
Accusative breithemnasN
Genitive breithemnusoH, breithemnusaH
Dative breithemnasL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: breithiúnas
  • Manx: briwnys
  • Scottish Gaelic: breitheanas

Mutation[edit]

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

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