binn

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

binn

  1. sweet (of music)
  2. melodious
  3. harmonious
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

binn f (genitive binne, nominative plural beanna)

  1. peak, tip, summit (of a mountain or hill)
  2. (architecture) corner, gable
  3. pinnacle
  4. horn
  5. (figuratively) stanza, couplet
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
binn bhinn mbinn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Celtic language

Noun[edit]

binn f

  1. stall

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

binn

  1. melodious, musical, tuneful, dulcet, harmonious, sweet
    Èisd ris an òran binn nan eun. - Listen to the sweet song of the birds.

Noun[edit]

binn f (genitive binne, plural binnean)

  1. (legal): sentence, judgement, verdict