banríon

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ban- +‎ ríon, from Old Irish rígan (queen, noble lady), from Proto-Celtic *rīganīs.

Noun[edit]

banríon f (genitive banríona, nominative plural banríonacha)

  1. queen, female mark, female sovereign
  2. (chess) queen

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
banríon bhanríon mbanríon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.