gríbda

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gríb (gyrfalcon, griffin; fierce warrior, hero, chieftain) +‎ -da.

Adjective[edit]

gríbda

  1. griffin-like
    Synonym: gríbach
    1. fierce, valorous
    2. (in a more general sense) fine, splendid

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: gríofa

Mutation[edit]

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

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