domhan

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish domun(the world).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

domhan m ‎(genitive singular domhain, nominative plural domhain)

  1. earth, world
    an domhan thoir‎ ― the East
    an domhan thiar‎ ― the West, the Western world
    1. world, universe
    2. (literary) the earthly life, secular interests
    3. a vast amount, number, quantity
    an domhan acu‎ ― a vast number of them
  2. (literary) domain
    mo dhomhan dúchais
    my native domain

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
domhan dhomhan ndomhan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • “doṁan” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "domhan" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 domun” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish domun(the world).

Noun[edit]

domhan m ‎(genitive singular domhain, plural domhain)

  1. the world, the universe

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