briosgaid

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English biscuit (by folk etymology made to agree with the Gaelic word brisg (brittle)). Compare Irish briosca. The computing sense is a semantic loan from English.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

briosgaid f (genitive singular briosgaide, plural briosgaidean)

  1. biscuit, cookie
  2. (computing, Internet) cookie

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “briosgaid”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Complied by Malcolm MacLennan)