bleán

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish blegon (act of milking; yield of milk, milking).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bleán m (genitive bleáin, as verbal noun blite)

  1. verbal noun of bligh
  2. milk yield; milking

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bleán bhleán mbleán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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