éan

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: ean, -ean, Ean, EAN, -eán, and ἐάν

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish én, from Proto-Celtic *ɸetno-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

éan m (genitive éin, nominative plural éin)

  1. bird
    Luigh leis an uan, agus éirigh leis an éan.
    Lie with the lamb, and rise with the bird.
  2. young (of bird)

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative plural: éanacha (Cois Fharraige)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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