cúan

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See also: cuan, cuān, cuán, and cuàn

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kapno-, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (to grasp).

Noun[edit]

cúan m

  1. bay
  2. gulf
  3. harbour
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

cúan f, m

  1. litter
  2. pack
  3. band
  4. family

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cúan chúan cúan
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.