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Word "flag" in Irish

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Keywords: bratach | brataí | mbratach | bhratach | brataq | brataċ | bratacha | ḃrataċ | brataċa | bhratacha | ḃrataċa | mbrataċ | méirge | méirgi |
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bratach


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Word " bratach "

Word:
bratach
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*brataq
Noun class:
♀ (feminine)
Meaning:
flag

External links:
(See 1 other wordform identical to this.)

Irish, Manx and Scots Gaelic share common word-initial mutation features. Welsh, Cornish and Breton also have them but they differ slightly in the details.

Anyhow, let’s take the Irish word for "flag" in its base form, "bratach". Irish has 4 cases (nominative, genitive, vocative, prepositional) and 2 numbers (singular and plural), so here’s the breakdown of "bratach" (a feminine noun in Irish) with the definite article "an" (singular) and "na" (plural):
case→
number↴
nominative genitivevocativeprepositional
singular an bhratach na brataí a bhratach an mbratach
plural na bratacha na mbratach a bhratacha na bratacha
There you have all the forms of "bratach" for Irish (even "an" changes in the genitive case!). For more detail (or confusion!) on Irish mutations, Wikipedia has a detailed article.
Brian Ellis, 26 Oct 2007

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Word " brataí "

Word:
brataí
Script:
Latin
Variant:
genitive of "bratach"
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Word " mbratach "

Word:
mbratach
Script:
Latin
Variant:
locative of "bratach"

Remarks:
Also the plural of "brataí".
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Word " bhratach "

Word:
bhratach
Script:
Latin
Variant:
non-paradigmatic nominative of "bratach"
(See 1 other wordform identical to this.)
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Word " bhratach "

Word:
bhratach
Script:
Latin
Variant:
vocative of "bratach"
(See 1 other wordform identical to this.)
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Word " ᚛ᚁᚏᚐᚈᚐᚊ᚜ "

Word:
᚛ᚁᚏᚐᚈᚐᚊ᚜
Transliteration:
brataq
Script:
Ogham
Variant:
historical/residual form of "bratach"
(See 1 other wordform identical to this.)
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Word " brataċ "

Word:
brataċ
Script:
Latin (Gaelic variant)
Variant:
historical/residual form of "bratach"
(See 1 other wordform identical to this.)
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Word " bratacha "

Word:
bratacha
Script:
Latin
Variant:
plural of "bhratach"

Remarks:
Also the plural of "mbratach".
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Word " ḃrataċ "

Word:
ḃrataċ
Script:
Latin (Gaelic variant)
Variant:
historical/residual form of "bhratach"
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Word " brataċa "

Word:
brataċa
Script:
Latin (Gaelic variant)
Variant:
historical/residual form of "bratacha"
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Word " bhratacha "

Word:
bhratacha
Script:
Latin
Variant:
plural of "bhratach"
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Word " ḃrataċa "

Word:
ḃrataċa
Script:
Latin (Gaelic variant)
Variant:
historical/residual form of "bhratacha"
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Word " mbrataċ "

Word:
mbrataċ
Script:
Latin (Gaelic variant)
Variant:
historical/residual form of "mbratach"
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Word " méirge "

Word:
méirge
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*merg-
Meaning:
standard
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Word " méirgi "

Word:
méirgi
Script:
Latin
Variant:
plural of "méirge"

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