uinnseann

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish uindsend, the genitive of uindes (ash tree).

Noun[edit]

uinnseann m (genitive uinnsinn)

  1. The ash tree
    Seach an Darach 's an t-Uinnseann, 's iad geàrrt' dhan làr..." ("For the oak and the Ash, they are cut to the ground...)
  2. The wood of the ash tree