gabhann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gabhann m (genitive gabhainn, nominative plural gabhainn)

  1. (cattle-)pound
  2. enclosure, pen
Declension[edit]
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

gabhann m

  1. genitive singular of gabha
  2. genitive plural of gabha

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

gabhann

  1. present analytic of gabh
Usage notes[edit]

Used with a noun or pronoun (in the standard language, , , , muid, sibh, siad, or their emphatic equivalents) as the subject.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gabhann ghabhann ngabhann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

gabhann m (genitive gabhainn, no plural)

  1. flattery, adulation, sycophancy
  2. gall
  3. prating, tattling, gossip
  4. gaol, prison
  5. Alternative form of gafann.