Sasana

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Saxain (Saxons, England), from Latin Saxōnēs, plural of Saxō (compare Old Irish Saxa (Saxon)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsˠasˠənˠə/

Noun[edit]

Sasana m (genitive Shasana)

  1. England

Usage notes[edit]

This word is not used with the definite article.

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Sasana Shasana
after an, tSasana
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

External links[edit]

  • Saxain” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.