glúin

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish glún, dissimilated from earlier Proto-Celtic *gnūnos, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu. Cognate with Breton glin (knee), Scottish Gaelic glùin and Welsh glin (knee), and further English knee, Latin genū (knee).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glúin f (genitive glúine, nominative plural glúine)

  1. (anatomy) knee
  2. generation

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
glúin ghlúin nglúin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.