srón

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish srón, from Proto-Celtic *srognā (compare Welsh ffroen (nostril)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sˠɾˠoːnˠ/
  • (Aran) IPA(key): /sˠɾˠoːn/, /sˠɾˠuːn/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /sˠɾˠuːn̪ˠ/

Noun[edit]

srón f (genitive sróine, plural sróna)

  1. nose

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative plural: srónanna (Cois Fharraige)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "srón" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “srón” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "srón" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *srognā (compare Welsh ffroen (nostril)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

srón f

  1. nose
  2. nostril

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
srón ṡrón unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.