ciúnas

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ciúnas, synchronically analyzable as ciúin +‎ -as.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ciúnas m ‎(genitive singular ciúnais)

  1. calmness; stillness, quiet, silence

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • ciúin ‎(calm, silent, still, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ciúnas chiúnas gciúnas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ciúin +‎ -as.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ciúnas m ‎(genitive ciúnais, no plural)

  1. calmness, quiet
  2. repose

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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