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See also: frainc


Alternative forms[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin Francia.

Proper noun[edit]

An Fhrainc f (genitive na Fraince)

  1. France
Usage notes[edit]
  • Always preceded by the definite article.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.


Frainc m

  1. inflection of Franc (Frank):
    1. vocative and genitive singular
    2. nominative and dative plural


Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Frainc Fhrainc bhFrainc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "Frainc" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “Frainc” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “Frainc” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • 2 franc, frangc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “Frainnc” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.