dín

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

dín m

  1. genitive singular of díon

Etymology 2[edit]

From French dyne, from Ancient Greek force (force).

Noun[edit]

dín f (genitive díne, plural díneacha)

  1. dyne

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dín dhín ndín
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dín m (genitive dína)

  1. protection, defence, shelter
  2. (act of) sheltering, protecting
  3. (with ar) protection, shelter against
  4. covering, thatch, roofing
  5. sparing, husbanding
  6. (law) remission

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