tóin

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See also: toin, tòin, and töin

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tón (anus), from Proto-Celtic *tūkna-, from Proto-Indo-European *teuk-. Cognate with English thigh. Compare Scottish Gaelic tòin.

Noun[edit]

tóin f (genitive tóna, nominative plural tóineanna)

  1. buttocks
  2. arse, bum, ass, butt
  3. rear, back
  4. (nautical) aft, stern
  5. (architecture, of a building) basement, cellar

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tóin thóin dtóin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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