òran

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See also: oran and Oran

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish amrán (singing, song) (compare Irish amhrán, Manx arrane), a diminutive of amar (singing, song; wailing, moaning).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

òran m (genitive singular òrain, plural òrain)

  1. song
  2. poem

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • amrán” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.