sáinn

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

sáinn m

  1. definite accusative singular form of sár

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sáinn f (genitive sáinne, nominative plural sáinneacha)

  1. corner, nook, recess
  2. trap, fix, predicament
  3. (chess) check

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sáinn sháinn
after "an", tsáinn
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.