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baintreach

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Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish baintrebthach, originally “landlady”, from ban- (combining form of ben (woman) + trebthach (housholder) < treb (farm, holding) < Proto-Celtic *trebā (settlement) (cf. Welsh tref (town)) < Proto-Indo-European *treb- (settlement) (cf. Old English þorp (village), Lithuanian troba (house)).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈbˠanʲtʲɾʲəx]

Noun

baintreach f.

  1. widow

Declension

Second declension

Bare forms

Case Singular Plural
Nominative baintreach baintreacha
Vocative a bhaintreach a bhaintreacha
Genitive baintrí baintreach
Dative baintreach baintreacha

Forms with the definite article

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an bhaintreach na baintreacha
Genitive na baintrí na mbaintreach
Dative leis an mbaintreach

don bhaintreach

leis na baintreacha

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
baintreach bhaintreach mbaintreach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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