bruèissa

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from Iberian/Celtiberian *bruxtia (compare Catalan bruixa, Portuguese bruxa, Spanish bruja), from Proto-Celtic *brixtā (spell, magic) (compare Old Irish bricht (charm), Old Breton brith (magic)). It could instead be akin to a different Celtic word such as Old Irish Brigit (literally high, exalted).

Noun[edit]

bruèissa f (plural bruèissas)

  1. witch (person who uses magic)

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