dán (not comparable)
dán (plural dánok)
From Old Irish dán m (“gift, bestowal, endowment, present; skill in applying the principles of a special science; science; skill applied to the material or subject-matter of art; artistic faculty, art; especially the poetic faculty; the art of poetry; poem, song, verse, rhyme; an industrial pursuit of a skilled nature; a craft, trade, business, office, calling, profession; a profession as represented by its practisers collectively, the members of a trade as a body; an occupation, function, business; an allotted task; a payment”).
- (literary) gift, offering
- (literary) craft, calling: allotted task
- art, faculty, art of poetry
- (one's) lot, fate
- Alternative plura: dána
- halter (for cow's horns)
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
- "dán" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
- “dán” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
dán (Zhuyin ㄉㄢˊ)