amhrán

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish amrán (singing, song). Cognate to Manx arrane, Scottish Gaelic òran.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amhrán m (genitive amhráin, plural amhráin)

  1. song

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
amhrán n-amhrán hamhrán t-amhrán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "amrán" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "aṁrán" in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "amhrán" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.