buinneach

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish buinnech (diarrhoea), from buinne.

Noun[edit]

buinneach f (genitive singular buinní)

  1. (medicine) scour, diarrhea
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Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish buinnech (gushing, flowing); synchronically, buinne (torrent, spout) +‎ -ach (adjectival suffix).

Adjective[edit]

buinneach (genitive singular masculine buinnigh, genitive singular feminine buinní, plural buinneacha)

  1. shooting, surging
  2. (medicine, of sore, etc.) discharging
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buinneach bhuinneach mbuinneach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "buinneach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 buinnech” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 buinnech” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish buinnech (diarrhoea), from buinne.

Noun[edit]

a' bhuinneach f (genitive singular buinnich)

  1. (medicine) diarrhea

References[edit]