muinntir

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish muinter (family, community, attendants).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɯiɲtʰʲɪɾʲ/

Noun[edit]

muinntir f (genitive muinntire or muinntreach)

  1. people, folk
  2. inhabitants
    • 'Sann de mhuinntir Uidhist a tha e.
      • He is a native of Uist, or His relations are Uist people.
  3. family, relations, household
    • Cha do ghabh a mhuinntir fhéin ris.
      • His own relations did not receive him.
  4. tribe, clan, kindred
  5. servants, farmhands
  6. cast (company of actors)
  7. population
  8. train (retinue)