- Lenited form of ba.
| Irish mutation|
| Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every|
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
bha (dependent form robh)
- past of bi: was, were
- Bha Seumas sgìth, nach robh e? ― James was tired, wasn't he?
- Bha each anns an achadh. ― There was a horse in the field.
- An robh Seumas agus Anna sgìth? Bha. ― Were James and Anna tired? Yes! (Literally: they were).
- Bha eich anns an achadh. ― There were horses in the field.