buirbe

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

buirbe f ‎(genitive singular buirbe)

  1. Alternative form of boirbe(fierceness; rudeness; coarseness; rankness)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buirbe bhuirbe mbuirbe
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish burbae, buirbe, burba, borba(stupidity, ignorance; boorishness, harshness, fierceness, violence) (compare Irish boirbe), from borb(foolish, silly, senseless; stupid, ignorant, unlearned; rude, uncouth; fierce, rough, rude, violent, harsh; arrogant).

Noun[edit]

buirbe f

  1. atrocity, barbarism, ferocity, fierceness, rudeness, savagery

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
buirbe bhuirbe
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]