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beir

beir β€˜bear’ is an irregular verb.


forms [+/-]

The principal parts of beir are –

  • beiridh – future independent, i.e. β€˜will bear’
  • rug – past independent, i.e. β€˜bore’
  • breith – verbal noun, i.e. β€˜bearing’


tense

  • past [+/-]
    • active
      • independent – rug
      • relative – a rug
      • dependent – cha/an/nach do rug
    • passive
      • independent – rugadh
      • relative – a rugadh
      • dependent – cha/an/nach do rugadh
  • future [+/-]
    • active
      • independent – beiridh
      • relative – a bheireas
      • dependent – cha bheir, am/nach beir
    • passive
      • independent – beirear
      • relative – a bheirear
      • dependent – cha bheirear, am/nach beirear
  • conditional [+/-]
    • active
      • first person singular
        • independent – bheirinn
        • relative – a bheirinn
        • dependent – cha bheirinn, am/nach beirinn
      • first person plural
        • independent – bheireamaid
        • relative – a bheireamaid
        • dependent – cha bheireamaid, am/nach beireamaid
      • second/third persons
        • independent – bheireadh
        • relative – a bheireadh
        • dependent – cha bheireadh, am/nach beireadh
    • passive
      • independent – bheirte
      • relative – a bheirte
      • dependent – cha bheirte, am/nach beirte


status

  • independent [+/-]
    • past
      • active – rug
      • passive – rugadh
    • future
      • active – beiridh
      • passive – beirear
    • conditional
      • active
        • first person singular – bheirinn
        • first person plural – bheireamaid
        • second/third persons – bheireadh
      • passive – bheirte
  • relative [+/-]
    • past
      • active – a rug
      • passive – a rugadh
    • future
      • active – a bheireas
      • passive – a bheirear
    • conditional
      • active
        • first person singular – a bheirinn
        • first person plural – a bheireamaid
        • second/third persons – a bheireadh
      • passive – a bheirte
  • dependent [+/-]
    • past
      • active – cha/an/nach do rug
      • passive – cha/an/nach do rugadh
    • future
      • active – cha bheir, am/nach beir
      • passive – cha bheirear, am/nach beirear
    • conditional
      • active
        • first person singular – cha bheirinn, am/nach beirinn
        • first person plural – cha bheireamaid, am/nach beireamaid
        • second/third persons – cha bheireadh, am/nach beireadh
      • passive – cha bheirte, am/nach beirte


voice

  • active [+/-]
    • past
      • independent – rug
      • relative – a rug
      • dependent – cha/an/nach do rug
    • future
      • independent – beiridh
      • relative – a bheireas
      • dependent – cha bheir, am/nach beir
    • conditional
      • independent
        • first person singular – bheirinn
        • first person plural – bheireamaid
        • second/third persons – bheireadh
      • relative
        • first person singular – a bheirinn
        • first person plural – a bheireamaid
        • second/third persons – a bheireadh
      • dependent
        • first person singular – cha bheirinn, am/nach beirinn
        • first person plural – cha bheireamaid, am/nach beireamaid
        • second/third persons – cha bheireadh, am/nach beireadh
  • passive [+/-]
    • past
      • independent – rugadh
      • relative – a rugadh
      • dependent – cha/an/nach do rugadh
    • future
      • independent – beirear
      • relative – a bheirear
      • dependent – cha bheirear, am/nach beirear
    • conditional
      • independent – bheirte
      • relative – a bheirte
      • dependent – cha bheirte, am/nach beirte


imperative

  • independent [+/-]
    • first person singular – beiream!
    • second person singular – beir!
    • first person plural – beireamaid!
    • second person plural – beiribh!
    • third person – beireadh!
    • passive – beir(t)ear!
  • dependent [+/-]
    • first person singular – na beiream!
    • second person singular – na beir!
    • first person plural – na beireamaid!
    • second person plural – na beiribh!
    • third person – na beireadh!
    • passive – na beir(t)ear!

Notes –

  1. There is an alternative dialectal verbal noun – beirsinn.