cineál

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cenél ‎(race, kindred, kind, type) (compare Scottish Gaelic cineal), from Proto-Celtic *kenetlom ‎(family).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cineál m ‎(genitive singular cineáil, nominative plural cineálacha)

  1. sort, kind, type
  2. (biology) variety
  3. (agriculture) variety, strain
  4. (of materials) nature
  5. form

Declension[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

cineál

  1. kind of, sort of
    • 1988, Mícheál Ó Siadhail, Learning Irish: An Introductory Self-Tutor, Yale University Press, ISBN 0-300-04224-8, p. 34:
      Tá an cat cineál dall anois ach tá sé glic go leor mar sin féin.
      The cat is kind of blind now, but he’s clever enough all the same.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cineál chineál gcineál
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.