clann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cland ‎(children, family, offspring), from Old Welsh plant ‎(children), from Latin planta ‎(shoot, twig, sprout).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clann f ‎(genitive singular clainne, nominative plural clanna)

  1. children, offspring
  2. race, descendants, clan
  3. (historical) followers
  4. (literary) plant
  5. (of hair) lock
  6. (weaving) two interlocked threads on warping frame

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
clann chlann gclann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

clann ‎(verbal noun clannaghey or clanney, past participle clannit)

  1. colonize, populate
  2. thicken (as liquid)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
clann chlann glann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cland, from Old Welsh plant, from Latin planta.

Noun[edit]

clann f

  1. children
  2. family
  3. offspring
  4. plant

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cland, from Old Welsh plant, from Latin planta.

Noun[edit]

clann f ‎(genitive singular cloinne)

  1. children, offspring, descendants
    clann an cloinne‎ ― their children’s children
    thoir seo don chloinn‎ ― give this to the children
  2. clan, tribe
    clann Dòmhnaill‎ ― the MacDonalds
  3. lock, ringlet, curl
    na clannaibh‎ ― in [her] curls

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • clann” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.