buíon

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish buiden.

Noun[edit]

buíon f ‎(genitive singular buíne, nominative plural buíonta)

  1. band, troop, company
    1. (music) band
    2. (military) platoon
    3. work gang
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

buíon ‎(present analytic buíonann, future analytic buíonfaidh, verbal noun buíon, past participle buíonta)

  1. (transitive) Alternative form of buain ‎(reap)
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buíon bhuíon mbuíon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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