ciúin

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ciúin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ciúin (genitive singular feminine ciúine, plural ciúine, comparative ciúine)

  1. quiet, silent, tranquil, peaceful

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ciúin chiúin gciúin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ciúin

  1. calm, quiet
  2. (of person) gentle, mild
  3. (of voice) soft

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "ciúin" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.