cuin

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos, *kʷis. See also Latin quando, Proto-Germanic *hwan (when).[1]

Adverb[edit]

cuin

  1. when
    Cuin do·rega? – "When will he come?"

Descendants[edit]

  • Scottish Gaelic: cuin

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, 2009, →ISBN

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cuin.

Adverb[edit]

cuin

  1. (interrogative) when (at what time)
    Cuin a bhios tu deiseil? - When will you be ready?
    Chan eil fhios agam cuin a dh'fhalbhas e. - I don't know when he will leave.

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