dín

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See also: din, DIN, dìn, -din, and dìŋ

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French dyne, from Ancient Greek δύναμις (dúnamis, force).

Noun[edit]

dín f (genitive singular díne, nominative plural díneacha)

  1. dyne

Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

dín m sg

  1. genitive singular of díon

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dín dhín ndín
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dín m (genitive dína)

  1. protection, defence, shelter
  2. (act of) sheltering, protecting
  3. (with ar) protection, shelter against
  4. covering, thatch, roofing
  5. sparing, husbanding
  6. (law) remission

Inflection[edit]

Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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