buain

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Irish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

buain

  1. vocative masculine singular of buan
  2. genitive masculine singular of buan
  3. (archaic) dative feminine singular of buan

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buan bhuan mbuan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

buain (past bhuain, future buainidh, verbal noun buain, past participle buainte)

  1. (agriculture) reap, harvest, cut down, crop, mow
  2. shear
  3. pluck, pull, tear by the root
  4. engage

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

buain f (genitive buana, no plural)

  1. Verbal noun of buain.
  2. reaping, cutting down (as of corn), mowing, harvest
  3. value

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