brollach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Irish brollach (breast, bosom, chest). Related to Old Irish bruinne (breast), brú (belly, womb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brollach m (genitive singular brollaigh, nominative plural brollaigh)

  1. breast, bosom
    Synonyms: broinne, ucht
  2. preface
    Synonym: réamhrá

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
brollach bhrollach mbrollach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 7