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.

Noun[edit]

briosgaid f (genitive singular briosgaide, plural briosgaidean)

  1. biscuit, 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]

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