abbán

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See also: abban and Abbán

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ad- +‎ bán

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abbán

  1. very white

Inflection[edit]

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative abbán abbán abbán
Vocative abbáin*
abbán**
Accusative abbán abbáin
Genitive abbáin abbáine abbáin
Dative abbán abbáin abbán
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative abbáin abbána
Vocative abbánu
abbána
Accusative abbánu
abbána
Genitive abbán
Dative abbánaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
abbán unchanged n-abbán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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