amhrán

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish amrán (singing, song), in origin a diminutive form of amar n, m (singing, song; wailing, moaning). Cognate to Manx arrane, Scottish Gaelic òran.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amhrán m (genitive singular amhráin, nominative plural amhráin)

  1. song
  2. (prosody) a type of stressed metre

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
amhrán n-amhrán hamhrán t-amhrán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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