Eithne

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Ethniu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛnʲə], [ˈɛhnʲə]

Proper noun[edit]

Eithne

  1. A female given name.
  2. (Irish mythology) The daughter of the Fomorian king Balor, wife of Cian and the mother of Lugh and Dealbhaeth, and the grandmother of Cú Chulainn and Fionn mac Cumhaill.

Descendants[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Ethniu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eithne

  1. A female given name of Gaelic origin.
  2. (mythology) The daughter of the Fomorian king Balor, wife of Cian and the mother of Lugh and Dealbhaeth, and the grandmother of Cù Chullain and Fionn mac Cumhaill.