baineann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish boinenn (compare ben ‎(woman), modern bean).

Adjective[edit]

baineann ‎(genitive singular masculine baininn, genitive singular feminine baininne, plural baineanna, comparative baininne)

  1. female
  2. feminine; effeminate
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of bain.

Verb[edit]

baineann

  1. present indicative analytic of bain

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
baineann bhaineann mbaineann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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