bruidhinn

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bruidhinn (past bhruidhinn, future bruidhinnidh, verbal noun bruidhinn, past participle bruidhinnte)

  1. speak, say, talk
    Cò tha a' bruidhinn?Who's speaking?

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used with the preposition ri:
    Bha mi a' bruidhinn ri d' athair an-dè.I was speaking to your father yesterday.

Noun[edit]

bruidhinn f (genitive singular bruidhne, no plural)

  1. verbal noun of bruidhinn
  2. conversation, talk

References[edit]

  • bruidhinn” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.