boinenn

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare ben (woman).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

boinenn

  1. female

Declension[edit]

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative boinenn boinenn boinenn
Vocative boininn*
boinenn**
Accusative boinenn boininn
Genitive boininn boininne boininn
Dative boinenn boininn boinenn
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative boininn boinenna
Vocative boinennu
boinenna
Accusative boinennu
boinenna
Genitive boinenn
Dative boinennaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

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