gobae

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *goban-. Compare Welsh gof.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gobae m (genitive gobann, nominative plural gobainn)

  1. smith

Declension[edit]

Masculine n-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative gobae gobainnL gobainn
Vocative gobae gobainnL *goibneaH
Accusative gobainnN gobainnL *goibneaH
Genitive gobann gobannL gobannN
Dative gobainnL *goibnib *goibnib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
gobae gobae
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
ngobae
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • gobae” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.