míanach

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

mían (desire, inclination; object of desire) +‎ -ach

Adjective[edit]

míanach

  1. desirous, eager, wishful
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

mían (mineral, ore) +‎ -ach

Noun[edit]

míanach m (o-stem, genitive singular míanaigh, nominative plural míanaighi)

  1. (mining) vein of ore, mine
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Irish: mianach (ore; mine; stuff, material, substance, quality)

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]