Polainn

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See also: Pòlainn

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Polish Polanie (Poles, literally field dwellers), from Proto-Slavic *poľane, plural of *poľaninъ (field dweller), from *poľe (field) + *-ěninъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

An Pholainn f (genitive na Polainne)

  1. Poland
    Synonym: Poblacht na Polainne

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Polainn Pholainn bPolainn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • Entries containing “Polainn” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “Pholainn” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.