Cian

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See also: cian, cían, cián, Cían, ĉian, and cía-ŋ

Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Cían, from cían(long, distant, lasting).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cian m ‎(genitive Chiain)

  1. A male given name used in Ireland.
  2. (Irish mythology) Son of Dian Cecht of the Tuatha Dé Danann and born with a caul on his head. Best known as the father of Lugh Lámhfada by the Fomarian princess Eithne.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Cian Chian gCian
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.