briseadh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish brised, brissed, verbal noun of brisid (to break, smash, destroy). Synchronically analyzable as bris +‎ -adh (verbal noun suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

briseadh m (genitive singular briste, nominative plural bristeacha)

  1. verbal noun of bris
  2. break, the act of breaking; breakage
  3. disruption, dismissal
  4. (of money, etc.) change
  5. battle; defeat
  6. (in the plural) breakers

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

briseadh

  1. past indicative autonomous of bris

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

briseadh

  1. inflection of bris:
    1. third-person singular imperative
    2. past subjunctive analytic

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
briseadh bhriseadh mbriseadh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish brised, brissed, verbal noun of brisid (breaks, smashes, destroys).

Noun[edit]

briseadh m (genitive singular brisidh, plural brisidhean)

  1. verbal noun of bris
  2. bankruptcy
  3. breach

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • bris(s)ed” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.