srian

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish srían (bridle; check, control; act of checking, restraining), from Latin frēnum (bridle, harness, curb, bit; means of guiding or governing; restraint, check, limit).

Noun[edit]

srian f (genitive srèine, plural srèinean, srianan, or sriantan)

  1. stripe, streak
  2. bridle, curb , rein
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish sríanad (act of reining in, checking) or sríanaigid (controls, restrains), from srían (bridle; check, control).

Verb[edit]

srian (past srian, future srianaidh, verbal noun srianadh, past participle srianta)

  1. bridle, curb, restrain, control
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