eean

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish én (bird).

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Noun[edit]

eean m (genitive eean, plural ein)

  1. chick
    • Ta'n eean myr e ghooie my vees clooie er e chione. The chicken is like his kind if there is down on his head.
    • Ta'n eean scolbey yn bleayst. The chicken is breaking the shell.
  2. fowl
  3. poult, young (of birds)
  4. juvenile, cheeky child; brat
    • Quoi'n eean beg shen? Who's that little brat?

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