úan

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ognos (compare Welsh oen), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷnós (lamb).

Noun[edit]

úan m

  1. lamb
Inflection[edit]
Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pow-ino-, from *pu- (to swell, blow).

Noun[edit]

úan ?

  1. foam
  2. froth
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

úan f

  1. act of lending, loan
Inflection[edit]
Feminine i-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Pronoun[edit]

úan

  1. first-person plural of ó; alternative spelling of úainn (from us)

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
úan unchanged n-úan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • 1 úan” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 úan” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 3 úan” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.