beann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish benn ‎(peak, point, prong, horn), from Proto-Celtic *benno- ‎(peak, top).

Noun[edit]

beann f ‎(genitive singular binne, nominative plural beanna)

  1. tine, prong
  2. antler
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of binn.

Noun[edit]

beann f pl

  1. genitive plural of binn

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
beann bheann mbeann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish benn ‎(peak, point, prong, horn), from Proto-Celtic *benno- ‎(peak, top).

Noun[edit]

beann f

  1. degree
  2. step
  3. beam
    • a bheann iùbhraidh, its beam of yew
  4. corner
  5. skirt
  6. attention
  7. regard
  8. (Islay) horn
  9. top, peak
  10. drinking cup
  11. rock
  12. arm of a cross
  13. prong of a cycle-fork
  14. (rarely) bone