cloan

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cloan f (genitive singular clienney, no plural)

  1. children
    Çhymnee eh da cloan ny clienney eu.Pass it down to your children's children.
    Ta saynt shiaght saggyrt ayns dooinney gyn cloan.A man without children has the lust of seven parsons.
    T'ee er ruggaghtyn ymmodee cloan.She has borne many children.
    T'ee brey clienney.She is bearing children.
    T'ee moir ny clienney.She is the mother of the children.
  2. descendants(s)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cloan chloan gloan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cloan

  1. (colloquial) third-person plural future of cloi

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cloan gloan nghloan chloan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.