úan

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ognos (compare Welsh oen), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷnos (lamb).

Noun[edit]

úan m

  1. lamb
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pow-ino-, from Proto-Indo-European *pu- (to swell, blow).

Noun[edit]

úan ?

  1. foam
  2. froth

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

úan

  1. first-person plural of ó; Alternative spelling of úainn (from us)

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
úan unchanged n-úan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.