salann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish salann, from Proto-Celtic, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls.

Noun[edit]

salann m (genitive salainn)

  1. salt

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic (compare Welsh halen) Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls, whence also English salt, Latin sāl.

Noun[edit]

salann m

  1. salt

Descendants[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish saland, from Proto-Celtic, compare Latin sal and Ancient Greek ἅλς (háls).

Noun[edit]

salann m (genitive salainn, no plural)

  1. salt

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)