géibheann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gébend.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɟeːvʲən̪ˠ]

Noun[edit]

géibheann m (genitive géibhinn, nominative plural géibhinn)

  1. fetter, prison
  2. hobble, trouble, great distress, danger, strait

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • "géiḃeann" in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
géibheann ghéibheann ngéibheann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.