bunús

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bunú +‎ -as.

Noun[edit]

bunús m (genitive singular bunúis)

  1. origin
  2. basis
  3. (literary) foundation, settlement
  4. substance, essence
  5. substance, wealth
  6. greater portion, majority

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bunús bhunús mbunús
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "bunús" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • basis” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • origin” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • substance” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.