uan

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish úan, from Proto-Celtic *ognos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷnos (lamb).

Noun[edit]

uan m (genitive uain, nominative plural uain)

  1. lamb
    Luigh leis an uan, agus éirigh leis an éan.
    Lie with the lamb, and rise with the bird.

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uan n-uan huan t-uan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish oen, from Old Irish úan, from Proto-Celtic *ognos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷnos (lamb).

Noun[edit]

uan m (genitive and plural uain)

  1. lamb

Derived terms[edit]