broinn

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish brú (abdomen, belly; bowels, entrails; womb), from Proto-Celtic *brusū.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broinn f (genitive singular broinne, nominative plural broinnte)

  1. womb
  2. Alternative form of broinne (breast, bosom; brink, verge)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
broinn bhroinn mbroinn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broinn f

  1. dative singular of brù

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