dearna

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdʲɑːɾˠn̪ˠə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish dernu.

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Noun[edit]

dearna f (genitive dearnan, nominative plural dearnana)

  1. palm of the hand
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish *·dernai (compare 1st person singular ·dernus, 2nd person singular ·dernais, passive ·dernad), prototonic form of the perfect tense of do·gní.

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Verb[edit]

dearna

  1. past analytic dependent of déan (takes the nonpast forms of preverbal particles like an and )
    An ndearna tú é?
    Did you do it?
    dhearna mé é.
    I didn’t do it.
Synonyms[edit]
  • dhein (Munster; both independent and dependent)
  • rinne (independent)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dearna dhearna ndearna
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.