Eoin

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See also: eòin, Eóin, and Eòin

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Iōannēs, from Ancient Greek Ἰωάννης (Iōánnēs), from Hebrew יוֹחָנָן (Yôḥānān, literally God is gracious).

Proper noun[edit]

Eoin m (genitive Eoin)

  1. (biblical) John (any of several people in the Bible).
  2. The Gospel of St. John, a book of the New Testament of the Bible.
    Synonyms: Soiscéal Eoin
  3. A male given name, equivalent to John, often confused with the unrelated native name, Eoghan.
    Synonyms: Seán

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
Eoin nEoin hEoin not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "Eoin" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “Eoin” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “Eoin” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Manx[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eoin m

  1. A male given name, Manx equivalent to John.
    Synonyms: Ean, Juan

Derived terms[edit]