benacán

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ben (woman) +‎ -acán

Noun[edit]

benacán m

  1. (little) woman

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

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