buinne

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish buinne.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buinne m ‎(genitive singular buinne, nominative plural buinní)

  1. (botany) shoot
  2. (of water) torrent, spout
  3. (music) reed
  4. scion
  5. (basketry) course of interwoven rods, wale; (of container) brim
  6. hoop
  7. ridge
  8. (of shoe) welt
  9. (of vessel) projecting lip, flange
  10. band, bracelet
  11. (mechanical engineering) shroud

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buinne bhuinne mbuinne
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buinne n ‎(genitive buinni, nominative plural buinne)

  1. torrent, flood; stream, current, wave
  2. (medicine) diarrhœa, flux; pus
  3. (botany) sprig, sprout, stalk; sapling
  4. circlet, (arm-)ring, bracelet
  5. (of building structure) wattle, wickerwork

Declension[edit]

Neuter io-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative buinneN buinneL buinneL
Vocative buinneN buinneL buinne
Accusative buinneN buinneL buinne
Genitive buinniL buinne buinneN
Dative buinniuL buinnib buinnib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

buinne f

  1. statue, bust
  2. current
  3. (botany) sanicle

Synonyms[edit]