marb

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *marwos (dead), from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥wós, ultimately from the root *mer- (to die).

Adjective[edit]

marb

  1. dead
  2. mortified, insensible, spiritually dead
  3. pertaining to the dead
  4. inanimate
  5. (water) stagnant
Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

marb m

  1. corpse, dead person
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

·marb

  1. third-person singular preterite conjunct of marbaid
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive conjunct of marbaid

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
marb
also mmarb after a proclitic
marb
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
marb
also mmarb after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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