uinneag

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish fuindeóc, from Old Norse vindauga (wind's eye) (compare Scots winnock, English window, from Old English windaége).

Noun[edit]

uinneag f (genitive uinneige, plural uinneagan)

  1. window
    Dùin an uinneag. - Close the window.
    uinneagan nèimh - windows of heaven
    a' gearradh a-mach uinneagan - cutting out windows
  2. (obsolete) Recess in the wall of a kitchen used as a repository for miscellaneous articles.

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