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To love one child and to love all children, whether living or dead—somewhere these two loves come together. To love a no-good but humble punk and to love an honest man who believes himself to be an honest man—somewhere these, too, come together.
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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

Via Middle English from Old Norse báðir.

Determiner

both

  1. Each of the two; one and the other.
    "Did you want this one or that one?" "Give me both."
    Both children are such dolls.

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Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish both < Proto-Celtic *butā (cf. Middle Welsh bot (dwelling)) < Proto-Indo-European *bhuH- (to be).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [bˠɔh], [bˠɔ]

Noun

both f.

  1. hut

Declension

Third declension

Bare forms:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative both bothanna
Vocative a bhoth a bhothanna
Genitive botha bothanna
Dative both bothanna

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an bhoth na bothanna
Genitive na botha na mbothanna
Dative leis an mboth

don bhoth

leis na bothanna

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
both bhoth mboth
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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