a lán

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "its fullness".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

a lán (followed by the genitive case, by ag, or by de)

  1. much, many, a lot
    a lán airgid aige. — He has a lot of money.
    Bhí a lán daoine sa tseomra. — There were many people in the room.
    Is fíor a lán den scéal. — Much of the story is true.
    Shiúil sé a lán. — He walked a lot.
    Síleann a lán againn go bhfuil tú go hálainn.
    Many of us think you're beautiful.