claon

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cláen (stoop, slope, slant).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

claon m (genitive singular claoin, nominative plural claonta)

  1. incline, slope, slant
  2. inclination, tendency
  3. perversity

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

claon (genitive singular masculine claoin, genitive singular feminine claoine, plural claona, comparative claoine)

  1. inclined, sloping, slanting
  2. bent down, reclining
  3. tending, prone to, partial to
  4. perverse

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
claon chlaon gclaon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cláenaid, a denominative verb from Old Irish clóen. Cognate with Irish claon and Manx cleayn.

Verb[edit]

claon (past chlaon, future claonaidh, verbal noun claonadh, past participle claonte)

  1. slope, incline
  2. veer
  3. squint
  4. (grammar) decline

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

claon

  1. sloping
  2. oblique