bruach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bruach, from brú (edge, brink, bank).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bruach m (genitive bruaigh, nominative plural bruacha)

  1. bank (edge of river, lake, or other watercourse)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bruach bhruach mbruach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

brú +‎ -ach

Noun[edit]

bruach n

  1. edge, brink
  2. margin, border
  3. bank, shore

Descendants[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bruach, from brú (edge, brink, bank)

Noun[edit]

bruach f (genitive bruaiche, plural bruachan)

  1. bank (of lake or river)
  2. brink, border, edge, brim

Declension[edit]