ionann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish inunn, in(n)onn (alike, equal, the same, identical, the one).

Adjective[edit]

ionann

  1. same, identical; equal

Derived terms[edit]

  • ionannas (sameness, identity; uniformity)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ionann n-ionann hionann t-ionann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish inunn, in(n)onn (alike, equal, the same, identical, the one).

Adjective[edit]

ionann

  1. same, similar, identical

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used with the verb is:
    Is ionann X agus Y. — X is the same as Y.
    Chan ionann thusa is mise. — You and I are not the same.
    Cha b' ionann sin agus a bhith an làthair. — It was not the same as being present.
    Cha b' ionann e nuair nach robh esan ann. — It wasn't the same when he wasn't there.

Derived terms[edit]

  • ionannachd (identity, equality, similarity)