clann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cland (children, family, offspring), from Old Welsh plant (children), from Latin planta (shoot, twig, sprout).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clann f (genitive clainne, nominative plural clanna)

  1. children, offspring
  2. race, descendants, clan

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
clann chlann gclann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

clann (verbal noun clannaghey or clanney, past participle clannit)

  1. to colonize, populate
  2. to thicken (as liquid)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
clann chlann glann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cland, from Old Welsh plant, from Latin planta.

Noun[edit]

clann f

  1. children
  2. family
  3. offspring
  4. plant

Descendants[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cland, from Old Welsh plant, from Latin planta.

Noun[edit]

clann f (genitive cloinne)

  1. children, offspring, descendants
    clann an cloinne ― their children's children
    thoir seo don chloinn ― give this to the children
  2. clan, tribe
    clann Dòmhnaill ― the MacDonalds
  3. lock, ringlet, curl
    na clannaibh ― in [her] curls

Derived terms[edit]