roinn

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish roinded, from Old Irish rann. Akin to Irish roinnt.

Noun[edit]

roinn f (genitive ranna or roinne, nominative plural ranna)

  1. share, portion, lot
  2. allotment
  3. part
  4. legacy
  5. some
  6. division (portion); (of government)
  7. province

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The declension pattern vary depending on the shades of meaning:
roinn (gen. ranna) refers to meanings 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 (meaning "portion")
roinn (gen. roinne) refers to meanings 6 (meaning "of government"), 7

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

roinn f (genitive roinne, plural roinnean)

  1. group, sect, section, class
  2. category, allotment
  3. municipality
  4. distribution, division, lot (portion)
  5. province, region
  6. share
  7. some
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Verb[edit]

roinn (past roinn, future roinnidh, verbal noun roinn, past participle roinnte)

  1. divide, partition; impart, distribute
  2. (of cards) deal
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

roinn m

  1. genitive singular of ronn

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