Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout Translations. Declension of bastard. First declension Bare forms: Case Singular Plural Nominative bastard bastaird Vocative a bhastaird a bhastarda Genitive bastaird bastard Dative bastard bastaird Forms with the definite article : Case Singular Plural Nominative an bastard na bastaird Genitive an bhastaird na mbastard Dative leis an mbastard don bhastard leis na bastaird.
Number Case Masculine Feminine Neuter Singular Subject bastards bastarde bastard Oblique bastard bastarde bastard Plural Subject bastard bastardes bastard Oblique bastards bastardes bastard. Namespaces Entry Discussion.
Forms with the definite article : Case Singular Plural Nominative. It is difficult to imagine a crossbreed animal sense A. Of the many uses of the adjective to denote something of mixed or adulterated nature, or unusual size or shape, our friend the bastard file at sense B. Several of the botanical terms are still in use, which perhaps tells us something about botanists.
Nevertheless, the general tendency seems clear: as bastard has acquired more pejorative force, its use in other contexts has steadily declined. There is a certain irony to the fact that, as the social stigma of being born to unmarried parents has declined, the offensiveness of the word bastard has actually increased. As a term of abuse, it has a particular resonance. Many words of this type denote in effect no more than that the speaker or writer dislikes the person in question, or objects to something that he or she has done. The great archetype in English literature is of course Edmund in King Lear , who provides the title of this article: both illegitimate and brutally self-interested, his justification for the latter is that society permits him no alternative.
Richard, John, and the rest] are the real bastards, and only this one has proved himself to be legitimate and true. The Mint is believed to have been completed in , but the more conservative dating allows for the possibility that Lawrence revised the text at some point before he died. Whether the work is dated to or , it still provides the earliest known instance of bastard in adverbial use. Presumably, if you use a bastard sensitive plant, the presence of the shadow tells you something about their character.
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