bannán

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bannae ‎(drop) +‎ -án.

Noun[edit]

bannán m ‎(o-stem)

  1. small drop, droplet.

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
bannán bannán
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbannán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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