brisid

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʲɾʲɪʃɪdʲ/

Verb[edit]

brisid

  1. (archaic, Munster) third-person plural present indicative and subjunctive of bris

Usage note[edit]

The modern standard forms are briseann siad in the indicative and go mbrise siad in the subjunctive.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
brisid bhrisid mbrisid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Denominative from bres (fight, combat), from Proto-Celtic *brestā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰres- (to burst, break). Cognate with Old English berstan and Old High German brestan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʲrʲisʲiðʲ/

Verb[edit]

bris(s)id (conjunct ·bris(s)i, verbal noun bris(s)ed)

  1. to break, to smash
  2. to defeat

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • bris(s)id” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*brestā”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 76