castan

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See also: castán, ĉastan, and častan

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish castán (compare modern Irish castán), from Latin castanea or Old French chastaigne (modern French châtaigne), with influence from the native suffix -án.

Noun[edit]

castan m (genitive singular [please provide], plural [please provide])

  1. chestnut
    Synonyms: castan Spaainagh, cro Spaainagh

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
castan chastan gastan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin castaneus (19th century), possibly earlier via Ancient Greek κᾰ́στᾰνᾰ (kástana). The Aromanian (cãstãnj) and Megleno-Romanian equivalents of the word are likely directly inherited from Latin.

Noun[edit]

castan m (plural castani)

  1. chestnut tree

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish castán (compare modern Irish castán), from Latin castanea or Old French chastaigne (modern French châtaigne), with influence from the native suffix -án.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

castan m (genitive singular castain, plural castanan)

  1. chestnut (nut)

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
castan chastan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • castan” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “castán”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language