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Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [bʲɾʲak]

Adjective

breac (genitive singular masculine bric, genitive singular feminine brice, plural breaca, comparative brice)

  1. speckled, spotted

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
breac bhreac mbreac
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Noun

breac m.

  1. trout

Declension

First declension

Bare forms:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative breac bric
Vocative a bhric a bhreaca
Genitive bric breac
Dative breac bric

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an breac na bric
Genitive an bhric na mbreac
Dative leis an mbreac

don bhreac

leis na bric

Verb

breac

  1. to speckle

Conjugation

References

"breac" in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.


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Scottish Gaelic

Noun

breac m., gen/pl bric

  1. trout, brown trout

Adjective

breac

  1. speckled, spotted, piebald
  2. embossed
  3. chequered

Declension

First declension; forms of the positive degree:

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative breac bhreac breaca
Vocative bhric bhric breac
Genitive bhric bhric/brice breac
Dative bhreac bhric breaca

Comparative/superlative: brice

Verb

breac

  1. To speckle
  2. To sprinkle or scatter

Participles

Tense \ Voice Active Passive
Present a' breacadh --
Past bhreac bhreacadh
Future breacaidh breacar
Conditional bhreacadh bhreactadh

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