searbhanta

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish serbḟóntaid, serbóntaid (compare modern Irish searbhónta), based on Anglo-Norman servaunt.

Noun[edit]

searbhanta m, f (genitive singular searbhanta, plural searbhantan)

  1. servant
    Synonyms: seirbhiseach

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Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
searbhanta shearbhanta
after "an", t-searbhanta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • serb(ḟ)óntaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.