anlann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish annland m ‎(condiment, savoury, relish accompanying another food, such as butter with bread, etc.) (compare Welsh enllyn).

Noun[edit]

anlann m ‎(genitive singular anlainn, nominative plural anlainn)

  1. kitchen, tasty food (e.g. butter, meat, fish) taken with bread or potatoes
  2. condiment; sauce
    Is maith an t-anlann an t-ocras.
    Hunger is a good sauce.
  3. corresponding measure, complement

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "anlann" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • annland” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.