ivin

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Breton euin, from Old Breton eguin, from Proto-Celtic *angʷīnā (compare Cornish ewyn, Welsh ewin, Irish ionga), from Proto-Italo-Celtic *h₃ngʷʰi-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ- (nail), *h₃nogʷʰ- (compare Latin unguis).

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Noun[edit]

ivin m

  1. (anatomy) fingernail
  2. claw