mèinn

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

mèinn (past mhèinn, future mèinnidh, verbal noun mèinneadh, past participle mèinnte)

  1. (geology, mining) mine, excavate

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Noun[edit]

mèinn f (genitive mèinne, plural mèinnean)

  1. clemency, disposition, nature, character
  2. (geology, mining) ore; mine, vein, seam (deposit of ore)
  3. mine (explosive)

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